Diabetes mellitus: ¿es tan sólo un problema de salud pública? ¡Uno para todos y… todos para uno!


Juan José Gagliardino, CENEXA, Centro de Endocrinología Experimental y Aplicada (UNLP-CONICET La Plata) y Centro de Educación Terapéutica Bernardo A. Houssay, La Plata, Argentina

Evidence in the international literature shows constant and progressive growth of diabetes, especially of its most frequent clinical form: type 2 diabetes (T2D). This so-called diabetes “epidemic” also affects the countries of Latin America, where we must also add delayed diagnosis and poor treatment outcomes reported in relation to the quality of care provided to people with this disease.


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