Fierce Pharma May 21, 2024
Andrea Park

A new survey from Dexcom suggests that living with Type 2 diabetes can have significant impacts not only on physical health but on mental health, too.

The diabetes devicemaker conducted the survey earlier this year, polling just over 850 people in the U.K., spanning people with Type 2 diabetes and their caregivers and healthcare professionals.

The resulting “State of Type 2” report found that many individuals are unaware about the facts of daily life with Type 2 diabetes, its potential long-term effects and its available treatments when they’re diagnosed.

The data show that just 10% of patients surveyed believed they knew “a lot” about the condition beforehand, and around half said they weren’t aware of its effects when they received...

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