The Prevalence of Chronic Diseases – How Healthcare Innovation will save more lives
Approximately 537 million adults are living with diabetes worldwide. In Germany there are 9.5 million which is 15.3% of the population! The numbers continue to rise. Germany is ranked in the top 10 global countries with the fastest growth in diabetes. Additionally, almost one in two people in Germany over 15 years of age reports living with two or more chronic conditions. According to the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, one in six adults are considered to be obese in Germany.