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Potential for connected glucose monitors in China

Patients with diabetes in urban China have much more interest in connected glucose monitors than in other countries.

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Breast cancer cases rise quickly in China

New incidents of breast cancer have been growing quickly. In 2015, breast cancer is the fifth most common cancer type.

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5.8% of Chinese adults suffer from depression

The ratio is lowest among 10 countries monitored by Kantar Health.

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Medical-related apps are failing physicians in China

Digital communication channels are gaining strength, but more than 60% of physicians report deleting medical apps.

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Hypertension most common risk factor for Chinese heart disease patients

But Chinese patients are not paying enough attention to control it.

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More patients use mHealth device in China than US

Though smaller proportion of Chinese adults use activity tracker than in US, Chinese patients are earlier adopters of mobile health tools than Americans.

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Diana Tan is General Manager for Kantar Health China.

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