Chapter 5. Obesity and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Anthony H. Barnett Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician3 and
  2. Sudhesh Kumar Professor of Medicine4
  1. Jaakko Tuomilehto1,
  2. Jaana Lindström2 and
  3. Karri Silventoinen1

Published Online: 7 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470011106.ch5

Obesity and Diabetes

Obesity and Diabetes

How to Cite

Tuomilehto, J., Lindström, J. and Silventoinen, K. (2004) Obesity and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes, in Obesity and Diabetes (eds A. H. Barnett and S. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470011106.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Dept of Medicine/Diabetes/Endocrinology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK

  2. 4

    Diabetes & Metabolism, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, and Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848982

Online ISBN: 9780470011102

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Summary

  • Obesity and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

  • Lifestyle Intervention Studies

  • Other Intervention Studies

  • Conclusions

  • References