The newest publication of the Diabetes Impact Study reveals the dramatic forecasts of the diabetes epidemic. Today, 380,000 Danes have diabetes and this number will increase to 650,000 in 2015 and further 1.2 million people in 2040 according to the forecasts. The costs of diabetes in Denmark amounts up to almost 32 billion DKK every year, where the biggest cost is the productivity loss which amounts up to more than 13 billion DKK.
For further interest in the media coverage, please follow the links below. You can also read the scientific forecast publication in PDF form below.

Link to media coverage: BT Berlingske
Link to publication