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.
The DR Barometer Community is a growing multidisciplinary network of thought leaders and organizations who are working together to address gaps in diabetes patient care. Join today to help improve vision health outcomes among people living with diabetes.