Diabetes 360: Framework for a National Diabetes Strategy

As posted on the Diabetes Canada Website

Diabetes Canada released the report “Diabetes 360˚: A Framework for a Diabetes Strategy for Canada. The report contains the recommendations of a coalition of nearly 120 experts from across Canada.

Excerpt From the Report
The report’s primary recommendation calls for $150 million in funding over seven years to support the development and implementation of a new national diabetes strategy. The report also recommends taking a new approach to stemming the diabetes epidemic based on the proven model used for HIV/AIDS and other global disease strategies with clearly defined targets and outcomes. Among the benefits the report details are that the program could prevent nearly a million diabetes cases from developing and save more than $9 billion is healthcare costs in the next seven years.

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