According to estimates, half a million people in Switzerland suffer from diabetes mellitus, a chronic disease of the sugar metabolism. Several thousand new patients are added to this number each year. The disease constantly accompanies those affected; however, modern medicine has enabled these individuals to have a high quality of life and life expectancy. There is a wide range of medical technology products and services that help those affected to deal with the disease independently and confidently. In addition to the identified benefits for patients, Diabetes Self-Management also has a cushioning effect on the costs associated with treatment and related complications. It is estimated that up to 255 million Swiss francs can be saved in healthcare in Switzerland.

Source: Swiss Medtech