Software in Diabetes

  • Emmanuel SonnetEmail author


Diabetes is a huge problem in the world. The number of people with diabetes continues to grow not only in developed countries: from 415 million people affected in 2015, an increase to 642 million is projected to occur by 2040 [1]. Five million adults died from diabetes in 2015. Diabetes is a major cause of premature death, individual disability, and reduced quality of life. The estimated total cost of diabetes care is rising every year worldwide and is expected to reach more than US$627 billion by 2035 [1]. It represents a burden for individuals especially in low- or middle-income countries and for national health systems in high-income countries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Endocrinology and DiabetologyBrest University HospitalBrestFrance

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