While diabetes in wealthy countries rarely puts in danger the life of the person affected, in low income countries more than the 80% of the patients die for complications derived from this disease. It is worth stressing that diabetes is the first cause of amputation in the world, what gives an indication of the importance of its early detection and treatment.
Fundación Recover Collaboration
In 2005 Fundación Recover launched a new unit specialized in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diabetic patients in one of the partner hospitals. This unit has experimented a big growth since then supplemented with Health 2.0 program for on-line consultation.