IDF Diabetes Atlas
Type 1 diabetes mellitus care and education in China: The 3C study of coverage, cost, and care in Beijing and ShantouHealth systems research (HSR) is increasingly recognised for its role in informing policy and decision-making at national and local levels. HSR provides the data necessary to narrow the gap between research and clinical practice. China was commended in Changing Mindsets: Strategy on Health Policy and Systems Research for its visionary approach in designing health reform based on HSR and as a result avoiding potential barriers to policy implementation . The 3C Study was designed by the International Diabetes Federation in collaboration with the Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS) in response to local demand for data on Type 1 diabetes.
IDF Diabetes Atlas estimates of 2014 global health expenditures on diabetesDiabetes mellitus imposes high human, social and economic costs worldwide. Since the publication of the first International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Diabetes Atlas in 2000, successive editions have provided consistent evidence of the continuing growth of diabetes incidence and prevalence rates.