Diabetes Voice

Diabetes Voice is the quarterly magazine of IDF. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Diabetes Voice goes to the heart of issues that are crucial to all those who can further the promotion of diabetes care, prevention, and a cure worldwide.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Douglas Villarroel (Bolivia)
Editor: Elizabeth Snouffer (USA)

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July 2017 - Improving access to diabetes care

In this issue, we turn our attention to the problem many people with diabetes face in accessing essential care and medicine across the globe. Diabetes is life-long and its management can be costly both for patients and national health systems. Many people living with diabetes in high-income countries, who are financially protected by universal coverage health systems, fight for access to new technologies, such as continuous glucose monitoring. However, many health systems in less-resourced countries are not able to provide standard diabetes care to people with diabetes without exposing them to economic vulnerability.

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