Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman1,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair2,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant3 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer4
  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman1,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair2,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant3 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer4

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch1

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ekoé, J.-M., Rewers, M., Williams, R. and Zimmet, P. (2008) Introduction, in The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition (eds J.-M. Ekoé, M. Rewers, R. Williams and P. Zimmet), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Endocrinologie, Métabolisme et Nutrition, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Canada

  2. 2

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

  3. 3

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

  4. 4

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Endocrinologie, Métabolisme et Nutrition, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Canada

  2. 2

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

  3. 3

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

  4. 4

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017272

Online ISBN: 9780470779750

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Keywords:

  • diabetes epidemiology and prevention - new trends;
  • children and adolescents - type 2 diabetes epidemiology;
  • malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus – ‘Myth or Reality’;
  • diabetes complication epidemiology;
  • type 1 diabetes - global epidemiology;
  • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and glucose tolerance abnormalities;
  • diabetes - new diagnostic criteria and classification;
  • National Diabetes Data Group (NDDG)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to the Second Edition

  • Introduction to the First Edition