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Diabetes mellitus management in the Greek financial crisis as an opportunity to steer recovery.

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 5/02/2016 12:22

Greece has recently been in the spotlight for its finances. Diabetes prevention and management could tip the scale toward success or disaster.

Zafeiris P. Diabetes mellitus management in the Greek financial crisis as an opportunity to steer recovery. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jan;18(1):121-2. Available at: http://www.ijem.in/article.asp?issn=2230-8210;year=2014;volume=18;issue=1;spage=121;epage=122;aulast=Zafeiris


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A projection of the cost of diabetes management is approximately 2.3 billion Euros or 12% of the annual budget for health.  It is of the utmost importance, especially in the current context of the fiscal crisis, to develop solid, applicable and integrated policies that will facilitate a reduction in expenditures for diabetes.


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