The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus: An International Perspective

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus: An International Perspective

Editor(s): Jean-Marie Ekoé, Paul Zimmet, Rhys Williams

Published Online: 3 JAN 2002

Print ISBN: 9780471974482

Online ISBN: 9780470846421

DOI: 10.1002/0470846429

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This book focuses on the geographical aspects of the epidemiology of diabetes. It examines such diverse populations throughout the world, including American Indians, Latin America, Africa, China, Japan, and the Middle East. The authors also provide a thorough examination of the economic costs of the disease.

Table of contents

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    1. Chapter 1

      Introduction (pages 1–3)

      Jean-Marie Ekoé, Rhys Williams and Paul Zimmet

  1. Part I: Definitions and Evidence for Prevention

    1. Chapter 4a

      Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (pages 31–40)

      Jay S. Skyler, Alberto Pugliese, Carlos Bernal and Jennifer B. Marks

    2. Chapter 4b

      Epidemiology, Evidence for Prevention: Type 2 Diabetes (pages 41–49)

      Paul Zimmet, M. de Courten, Allison M. Hodge and J. Tuomilehto

  2. Part II: Caucasian Populations

    1. Chapter 7a

      Type 1 Diabetes: Global Epidemiology (pages 71–102)

      Marjatta Karvonen, A. Sekikawa, R. LaPorte, J. Tuomilehto and Eva Tuomilehto-Wolf

  3. Part III: Non-Caucasian Populations

    1. Chapter 9b

      Non-Caucasian North American Populations: Native Americans (pages 181–194)

      K. M. Venkat Narayan, Robert G. Nelson, Robert L. Hanson, David J. Pettitt and William C. Knowler

    2. Chapter 10

      Mexico (pages 195–204)

      Israel Lerman-Garber, Francisco J. Gómez-Pérez and Ricardo Quibrera-Infante

    3. Chapter 11

      Latin America (pages 205–215)

      Laércio Joel Franco and Sandra Roberta Gouvea Ferreira

    4. Chapter 12

      The Middle East (pages 217–223)

      Hilary King, Gojka Roglic and Ala'din Alwan

    5. Chapter 13

      Africa (pages 225–232)

      Ayesha A. Motala, Mahomed A.K. Omar and Fraser J. Pirie

    6. Chapter 14

      South East Asia (pages 233–238)

      A. Ramachandran, V. Mohan, B.A.K. Khalid and A. Vichayanrat

    7. Chapter 16

      China (pages 247–251)

      Peter H. Bennett, Gungwei Li and Pan Xiaoren

    8. Chapter 17

      Japan (pages 253–260)

      Naoko Tajima, M. Matsushima, S. Baba and Y. Goto

  4. Part IV: Associated Risk Factors and Complications

    1. Chapter 19

      Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity (pages 273–283)

      Allison M. Hodge, Veronica R. Collins, Paul Zimmet and Gary K. Dowse

    2. Chapter 21e

      Long-term Complications: Diabetic Retinopathy (pages 349–368)

      Catherine A. McCarty, C. Alex Harper and Hugh R. Taylor

  5. Part V: Implications