Sanofi-aventis' India SITE study shows 62% of diabetic population in New Delhi has 'uncontrolled' diabetes - World PRwire's blog: "Sanofi-aventis' India SITE study shows 62% of diabetic population in New Delhi has 'uncontrolled' diabetes
Aventis Pharma Limited (sanofi-aventis Group) today announced the New Delhi results of the SITE (Screening India's Twin Epidemic) study. The New Delhi results follow the Maharashtra results announcement in November 2009. The results of other States covered in the SITE study will be shared over the next few months. SITE is the first cross-sectional study to assess the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed cases of diabetes and hypertension amongst nearly 20,000 patients visiting General Practitioners and Consultant Physicians across major cities all over India. The SITE study has been commissioned by sanofi-aventis in order to quantify and increase awareness of diabetes and hypertension becoming twin epidemics in India. Key findings of the SITE study among those surveyed in New Delhi are as follows: 21% suffer from both diabetes and hypertension (leading to a possible twin epidemic)" Click on link above for full article.