Did you know that diabetes is a specific target of the UN SDGs?
Each year, the World Diabetes Day is held on 14. November to spread awareness about diabetes. The 14. November marks the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, the co-inventor of the insulin hormone along with Charles Herbert Best in 1922.
Latest facts and figures about diabetes as on the grid above are provided by IDF Diabetes Atlas (IDF Diabetes Atlas | Tenth Edition). Health professionals estimate that the figures will continue to rise, therefore the need to raise awareness about this metabolic disorder remains high.
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Rarely are health inequalities more apparent than when walking around San Francisco during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. In our chart of the month, Raphael Oesch (Portfolio Manager), takes a look at the statistics and discusses some of the reasons behind the figures.
We recently attended the 41st J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, which took place from January 9th to January 12th 2023. Our overall conclusion from the conference is that the industry remains in good shape. The key themes that emerged during the week from a devices and services perspective were, the rise of value-based care and innovation & digitalisation. However, it also became clear that the macroeconomic environment is still the dominant force behind (sub) sector performance.
Day after day currently feels like a roller coaster ride, going up because of better than hoped for CPI numbers, down because of looming recession fears, and back up because of a less hawkish FED speech. Are we there yet? What do you think?