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Type 2 diabetes, a lifestyle disease

The number of people affected by Type 2 diabetes is increasing dramatically in Western countries, where obesity is widespread. That is why Type 2 diabetes is often said to be a lifestyle disease.

Type 2 diabetes – a brochure to facilitate communication between patients and their doctors

Developed in collaboration with patient representatives from various countries, the “Patient-Doctor: Let’s speak the same language” brochure provides patients living with Type 2 diabetes around the world with information and advice to more effectively communicate with their physician.

Read the brochure

Cover of the "Patient-Doctor: Let's speak the same language" brochure

“My life with Tupe 2 Diabetes”

Watch Heather Koga’s video

Coverage of a testimonial video on type 2 diabetes
Did you know?

DiabetesWords is an application available in nine languages developed for patients with Type 2 diabetes, their families and health care professionals. It seeks to support patients from the moment they receive their diagnosis by giving them access to important information to better understand their illness and therefore improve their quality of life.

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