Thursday, December 30, 2010

Diabetes growing burden on health system, says advocacy group (Canada)

The growing prevalence of diabetes among Canadians threatens to not only become a health crisis for this country, but also an economic one, says a leading organization in the fight against the disease. The Canadian Diabetes Association says diabetes costs the Canadian health system $12.2 billion in 2000 and predicts that figure will rise to $16.9 billion by 2020

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