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Chronic diseases in the year 2005. Vol. 1, Scenarios on diabetes mellitus 1990-2005 [publication] /

by Steering Committee on Future Health Scenarios (Rijswijk).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston [etc.] : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991Description: 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0792313771.MeSH subject(s): Diabetes Mellitus | Forecasting | Diabetes Mellitus -- epidemiology | NetherlandsPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: An exploration has been made of the likely developments in the number of patients, the number and severity of the complications, the quality of life and the demands likely to be made on the health system as a result of diabetes mellitus up to the year 2005. The survey has covered both the insulin-dependent form of diabetes mellius and the non-insulin-dependent form. The report starts with a description of the present situation and recent developments. A survey of experts'ideas about the future precedes a description of various kinds of future scenarios. The report concludes by identifying a number of areas for special policy attention.
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An exploration has been made of the likely developments in the number of patients, the number and severity of the complications, the quality of life and the demands likely to be made on the health system as a result of diabetes mellitus up to the year 2005. The survey has covered both the insulin-dependent form of diabetes mellius and the non-insulin-dependent form. The report starts with a description of the present situation and recent developments. A survey of experts'ideas about the future precedes a description of various kinds of future scenarios. The report concludes by identifying a number of areas for special policy attention.