Global Epidemic & burden of diabetes

Global Projections for the Diabetes Epidemic: 2007-2025

Global Projections for the IGT Epidemic: 2007-2025

Type 2 diabetes affects the most productive

Serious health risks from complications

Despite falling CHD mortality rates, diabetes increases the risk of CHD

Individuals with diabetes are at increased risk of cardiovascular mortality

Costs of diabetes are rising

The major cost of diabetes lies in the management of avoidable complications

Reduction in life expectancy in type 2 diabetes

Mortality rate is doubled in individuals with diabetes

Deaths attributable to diabetes in 2007

Deaths attributable to diabetes in 2007, SEA

The burden of premature mortality

Social impact (EuroQoL