DIGITAL 4 million French people suffer from diabetes
The virtual center was baptized Diabetes 66 by its creators. Illustrative photo. — stevepb/Pixabay
Diabetic people frequenting the metaverse now have to a new source of information at their disposal thanks to the hospital center of Perpignan (Pyrénées-Orientales). The establishment has indeed opened, in this variation of the virtual world, a center called Diabetes 66; reports Franceinfo. Its creators offer visitors information and a space for discussion with other patients. be online at the same time. Awareness actions have also been taken. planned, in particular at destination for the youngest. This mode of operation allows visitors to remain anonymous, helping some to ask questions about diabetes more freely.
Among the 4 millions of French people with diabetes, those whom the hospital environment puts at risk will also be able to benefit from this virtual place. However, it is not intended to replace the physical hospital center. It’s, for example, not possible to exchange at distance from a doctor since personal information related to patients must remain confidential.