Czech Republic

Study populations

The Czech Republic, in 2016, had an estimated population of 10.5m with 19% aged 65 years and over. By 2050, older adults (65 years and over) are expected to constitute 30% of the total population.

Alongside the ageing population, the prevalence of people with diabetes appears to be increasing – with the most recent statistics reporting 799,300 people living with diabetes and an estimated 301,800 undiagnosed cases.

Report & Infographic

Cover page for Czech Republic Study Report. For accessible PDF version of full report click the image.
Info-graphic containing overview of findings. For an accessible PDF please click the image.

Time of presentation for screening with an opthamologist

20% In time for screening, 80% When visual problems have already occurred, 0% Too late for effective treatment
(Opthamologists n=5)
In time for screening When visual problems have already occurred Too late for effective treatment

Availability of DR patient education materials in health care providers’ offices

53.8% Sufficient information available, 15.4% Information not sufficient, 30.8% No written information available
(All providers n=13)
Sufficient information available Information not sufficient No written information available

Complications adults with diabetes were most concerned about

75% Vision loss, 25% None
(Adults with diabetes n=5)
Vision loss None
 

Percentage of health care providers who share patient data with other health care providers to optimize patient care

92.3% Yes, 7.7% No
(Adults with diabetes n=13)
Yes
No
 
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