Epidemiology & research

IDF is the global reference for accurate, up-to-date estimates of the prevalence of diabetes and its burden on individuals and health economies.

Cost-effective solutions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes

Despite the alarming statistics, cost-effective solutions exist to reduce the global burden that diabetes currently poses. Much can be done to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes, as outlined in the IDF Cost-effective solutions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes report, which provides an overview of the latest evidence on the different programmes available to tackle the rise of the most prevalent form of diabetes. The wide range of options presented and their cost-saving implications give cause for optimism that the current situation can be reversed.

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