Most important person is Erick Savoye. He is laughing because ……. These are people from all over Europe. From Ireland to the Ukraine. I have my hand on ,y wallet because Alam White is next to me and I can’t see his hand.
Note: Unable to obtain a cost figure for the cost of complications from diabetes in the UK. References: Zhang Y , Dall TM , Mann SE , Chen Y , Martin J , Moore V , Baldwin A , Reidel VA , Quick WW . (2009) The economic costs of undiagnosed diabetes, Popul Health Manag. 2009 Apr;12(2):95-101 Treasury: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/spend_sr02_repchap07.htm DH: http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Healthcare/Diabetes/index.htm
Mens use of health services; a no man's land?
Ian Banks President European Men’s Health Forum (with thanks to Alan White) Mens use of health services; A No Man’s Land?
Life expectancy for men and women 2001, by country Source of data:Statistics in Focus Theme 3 17/2002
Men in Glasgow's east end have life expectancy of 54 Daily Record, 29 August 2008
Consultations with doctor – Proportion of rates per 10,000 person years at risk by ‘minor’ category of severity, by sex
Consultations with doctor – Proportion of rates per 10,000 person years at risk by ‘serious’ category of severity, by sex
Men tend to delay diagnosis and treatment The example of Melanoma (all ages) Source of data: Health for All database 2003 Incidence Rates Death Rates Men Women Rate per 100,000
Men twice as likely not to know they have diabetes 02 November 2009 New research suggests men over 50 are nearly twice as likely to have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes than their female counterparts, warns Diabetes UK today. Published in the journal Diabetic Medicine, a nationally representative study of 6,739 52- to 79-year-olds found 502 to have diabetes. Of the men with diabetes, 22 per cent did not realise they had the condition before the study, compared to 12 per cent of the women.
Men’s usage of the health service Source: General Household Survey, Office for National Statistics, 1988,1989 Consultations with GP In-patient use Men Women
Diabetes <ul><li>2.35 million people in the UK have diabetes (source: UK, DH) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expected to grow to more than 2.5 million in 2010 (in part due to rising obesity) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What does this cost the UK health economy? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer: ~5% of total NHS spending per year (~10% of hospital in-patient spending) (source: UK DH) – total NHS spending is ~£110 Billion (source: HM Treasury) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What happens to costs if there are health complications from diabetes? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer: costs continue to rise – in the United States complications from undiagnosed diabetes alone are estimated to cost ~ $18 Billion (source: Zhang et al 2009). </li></ul></ul>
Main points <ul><li>Men present late for diagnosis? </li></ul><ul><li>There are multiple factors </li></ul><ul><li>The cost is unknown but is considerable </li></ul><ul><li>The workplace is an ideal venue for addressing this issue </li></ul>