Chapter 1. The Public Health Impact of the Diabetes Epidemic

  1. Richard Donnelly MD, PhD, FRCP, FRACP1 and
  2. Edward Horton MD2
  1. Adrian R. Scott

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751503.ch1

Vascular Complications of Diabetes: Current Issues in Pathogenesis and Treatment, Second Edition

Vascular Complications of Diabetes: Current Issues in Pathogenesis and Treatment, Second Edition

How to Cite

Scott, A. R. (2005) The Public Health Impact of the Diabetes Epidemic, in Vascular Complications of Diabetes: Current Issues in Pathogenesis and Treatment, Second Edition (eds R. Donnelly and E. Horton), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751503.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Vascular Medicine University of Nottingham The Medical School Derby DE22 3DT UK

  2. 2

    Joslin Diabetes Center One Joslin Place Boston MA 02215 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127851

Online ISBN: 9780470751503

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Keywords:

  • public health;
  • diabetes epidemic;
  • evidence;
  • symptoms;
  • neuropathy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • THE NATURAL HISTORY OF TYPE 1 DIABETES

  • EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TYPE 1 DIABETES

  • THE NATURAL HISTORY OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

  • EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

  • THE COST OF DIABETES

  • CURRENT ISSUES