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One in four people with diabetes do not receive the education they need at diagnosis

    Published:November 07, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2022.110148
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        The International Diabetes Federation commissioned Arlington Research, an independent market research agency, to conduct global online research of 1,651 healthcare providers and 1,557 people living with diabetes around the world, including in Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Pakistan, India, China and Nigeria. The sample was created via self-selection through either the IDF website or targeted communications.
        1The International Diabetes Federation commissioned Arlington Research, an independent market research agency, to conduct global online research of 1,651 healthcare providers and 1,557 people living with diabetes around the world, including in Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Pakistan, India, China and Nigeria. The sample was created via self-selection through either the IDF website or targeted communications.
        from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reveals that one in four people (26%) living with diabetes did not receive sufficient information and education about their condition when they were diagnosed. The figures – released to mark World Diabetes Day on Monday 14 November – also show that one in five (20%) do not receive ongoing education from their healthcare provider, leaving close to one in three (29%) without the information they need.
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