June 2017

APAC / June 2017 91 Company: GemVCare Ltd Name: Cadmon Lim Email: [email protected] Web Address: gemvcare.com Address: Unit 628, Biotech Centre 2, 11 Science Park West Ave., Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong Telephone: +852 2809 2893 The ‘Script of Life’ g Diabetes – fast facts • 1 in 10 HK people have diabetes, affecting all ages; • 1 in 4 HK people can expect to develop diabetes in his/her lifetime; • 20% have diabetes before age of 40 years; • 15% of patients attending clinics of public hospitals have diabetes; • 30% of patients with heart disease or stroke have diabetes; • 40% of patients on dialysis have diabetes and; • 4% patients with diabetes develop critical illness per year and 1 in 5 patients with diabetes died with cancer.

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