- Silos in healthcare are detrimental to patient outcomes and increase costs.
- On World Diabetes Day, many diabetes patients are not aware they are at risk of cardiovascular disease.
- To break down silos in healthcare, patient-partnered care, technology and human interaction are more critical than structural changes.
It is believed that 463 million people are now living with diabetes worldwide.
The long-term complications of this disease include kidney damage, nerve damage, blindness, Alzheimer’s disease, depression and cardiovascular disease (CVD) – the number-one killer worldwide. All of these complications are very important issues in their own right – and often require specialist treatment….more