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Health Experts Call for New Strategies to Combat Alarming Rise in Diabetes
Date:9/25/2008

proved training and tools to help in engaging and empowering patients to master their diabetes."

For these reasons, a key aim of the newly opened Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute will be to raise the level of care for people with diabetes in the EMEA, through improved education for healthcare professionals, achieved in partnership and collaboration with leading professional societies and experts in the field.

The Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute's commitment to improved education as a priority within the EMEA was validated by findings from a research report developed by the Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute EMEA and the London School of Economics. The report, Diabetes: Tipping Point or Turning Point?, includes results from detailed interviews with healthcare professionals and patients across the region and extensive analysis of current research, representing a unique attempt to highlight the known escalation of the burden of diabetes across the EMEA and the unmet need for improved educational opportunities for physicians and patients.

"Research shows that in developed nations, health expenditure for diabetes care is higher than it need be because not enough is being spent aiming at the prevention of major diabetes-related complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and amputations," said Dr. Maria Raikou, a health economist at The London School of Economics and report co-author.

Other highlights from the report include:

- 92 percent of physicians surveyed believe patient education

can help reduce the burden of disease on society(2).

- 73 percent of healthcare professionals surveyed would like

an increase in the number and quality of tools available to educate

patients(3).

- 82 percent of healthcare professionals surveyed believe

education is central to the successful management of diabetes(4).

- As many as 60 percent of patients surveyed in the
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