Chapter 10. The Burden of Diabetes and its Complications in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean Region

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman3,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair4,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant5 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer6
  1. Imad M. El-Kebbi1 and
  2. Michael M. Engelgau2

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch10

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

El-Kebbi, I. M. and Engelgau, M. M. (2008) The Burden of Diabetes and its Complications in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean Region, 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.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA

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:

  • type 1 and type 2 diabetes epidemiology - Middle East and Mediterranean;
  • type 1 diabetes - global incidence;
  • type 2 diabetes;
  • obesity and weight gain - type 2 diabetes risk factors;
  • childhood obesity;
  • diabetes complications;
  • diabetes surveillance and diabetes prevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Type 1 Diabetes

  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Risk Factors for Diabetes in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean Region

  • Adult Obesity

  • Childhood Obesity

  • Complications of Diabetes

  • Diabetes Prevention

  • Diabetes Surveillance

  • Conclusions