One of the themes of the European Public Health Week 2023 highlights the importance of preventing and controlling chronic diseases.
T2D and HTN represent a major burden on individuals and society and are the root causes of other chronic conditions. Currently 537 m people worldwide live with diabetes (61m in Europe) and this number is forecast to rise to 643 m by 2030 (67m in Europe). Additionally, 1.23 billion people live with hypertension. Early screening and a focus on preventative measures is key to tackling these conditions.
Click here to read our article on the early prevention and management of Type 2 Diabetes and hypertension.
The article is also available in Albanian, Bulgarian, Greek and Spanish.