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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

Time of presentation for screening with an ophthamologist


(Ophthamologists 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


(All providers n=13)

  • Sufficient information available
  • Information not sufficient
  • No written information available

Complications adults with diabetes were most concerned about


(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


(Adults with diabetes n=13)

  • Yes
  • No

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