Diabetes is considered an epidemic of the 21st century. Diabetes can affect everyone and at any time of our life, children, adults, pregnant women or the elderly.
In Spain, the Di@bet.es study led by CIBERDEM has allowed knowing that one of every seven adults has diabetes, and almost half of them are not aware that they have the disease.
Diabetes reduces life expectancy and decrease the quality of life of the affected individuals. Over time, it damages organs such as the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and nerves, and it is the seventh cause of mortality in the world. CIBERDEM performs research to prevent the onset of diabetes, improve the quality of life of individuals with diabetes, prevent the onset of complications and develop new treatments and cure the disease.
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