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Diabetes Costs Reach EUR 120m per Year

Ljubljana, 12 November - The direct and indirect costs of treating diabetes exceed EUR 120m per year, or over 5% of the national health insurance budget, according to data presented at a conference on diabetes on Wednesday amidst warnings that the financial burden of the disease is becoming unsustainable.

Ljubljana
Ivan Er┼żen, the head of the National Health Institute, speaks at a conference on diabetes.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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