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We are in the midst of a pandemic that could result in millions of premature deaths, billions in additional healthcare costs and trillions in lost economic growth, particularly in emerging markets that are increasingly being counted upon to drive global economic growth. Next September, the first-ever United Nations summit on non-communicable diseases will be held. It is a prime opportunity to elevate chronic disease -- like heart disease, diabetes, cancer and respiratory ailments -- on the global agenda. And it’s a life or death decision for the world’s human and economic health. One company -- Medtronic -- is bringing unique solutions to the unique challenges of chronic disease.
||Taking Action: Diabetes Awareness and Treatment||Diabetes is one of the fastest growing non-communicable diseases and a multi-sector approach is needed to address this and other non-communicable diseases.||2 11 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Medtronic Leads the Way in Addressing Global Pandemic of Chronic Disease||The private sector is driving awareness, access and affordability to make a positive impact in the fight against chronic disease.||22 3 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Next Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity: Combatting Non-Communicable Diseases||The emerging pandemic of chronic disease could prematurely kill millions, cost billions and take trillions from the global economy.||22 3 11||Free||View In iTunes|