Chronic Diseases on the Rise: Personal Health Systems to Play a Key Role in Disease Management
12/09/2009

The next decade will witness a global epidemiological transition from infectious disease to chronic disease fueled by an aging population and rapid urbanization.

Online PR News – 09-December-2009 – – The next decade will witness a global epidemiological transition from infectious disease to chronic disease fueled by an aging population and rapid urbanization. The management of chronic diseases will prove to be a strain on healthcare budgets for both developed and the developing nations alike. Effective solutions to manage and monitor these diseases and reduce healthcare costs will play an important role in the future. GlobalData believes that one such solution is the patient centered personal health monitoring system which promises to manage chronic diseases through effective monitoring and prevention and reduce costs in the long run.According to the National Institute of Aging and the National Institute of Health, the next 10 – 15 years will witness more loss of health and life to chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes as compared to infectious diseases.

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