The economic impact of diabetes

Zsolt Fezer, L. Kovács

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Abstract

The number of diabetic people is constantly growing across the globe including Hungary. According to the WHO diabetes is a future endemic problem. Beside the social problems, diabetes causes a serious economic impact as well; hence, it is important to draw attention on it together with its impacts. The paper discusses about this question, introducing the types of diabetes, its indicators, complications (mostly concentrating on type II diabetes), and also its treatments and prevention. Investigation of the changes in diabetic population and also the burden of this disease both in domestic and global levels are discussed as well.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSISY 2017 - IEEE 15th International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Informatics, Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages77-82
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781538638552
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 23 2017
Event15th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Informatics, SISY 2017 - Subotica, Serbia
Duration: Sep 14 2017Sep 16 2017

Other

Other15th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Informatics, SISY 2017
CountrySerbia
CitySubotica
Period9/14/179/16/17

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Keywords

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Health expenditure
  • Prevalence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management

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Fezer, Z., & Kovács, L. (2017). The economic impact of diabetes. In SISY 2017 - IEEE 15th International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Informatics, Proceedings (pp. 77-82). [8080529] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/SISY.2017.8080529