The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) recently released figures that indicate the number of people in North America and the Caribbean with living with diabetes is expected to increase by more than a third by the year 2030*. This increased patient load on physicians and testing centers may lead to increased wait times and all around additional hassles for folks with conditions such as Diabetes who are subject to frequent lab testing.
Medivo manages patient support programs designed to assist diabetics in navigating the lab testing process, interpreting lab results, and improving overall understanding about their condition. To learn more about how our services can help you, click here. If you have any thoughts or comments on your own lab testing experiences or on these recent predictions from IDF, we invite you to submit those as comments to this post. Your feedback is important to us!
*IDF Press Release “One adult in ten has diabetes in North America”, 11/14/11