Chapter 16. Epidemiology of Diabetes in South East Asia

  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. Ambady Ramachandran1 and
  2. Chamukuttan Snehalatha2

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch16

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ramachandran, A. and Snehalatha, C. (2008) Epidemiology of Diabetes in South East Asia, 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.ch16

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

    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr. A. Ramachandran's Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India

  2. 2

    Department of Biochemistry, India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr. A. Ramachandran's Diabetes, Hospitals, Chennai, India

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 - burden global prevalence and projections;
  • South East Asia - diabetes epidemiology;
  • Indian subcontinent – diabetes rising prevalence;
  • impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose;
  • physical inactivity and sedentary occupation;
  • Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM);
  • India – urgent diabetes primary prevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diabetes: Burden, Global Prevalence and Projections

  • Scenario in South East Asia

  • Rising Prevalence of Diabetes in the Indian Subcontinent

  • Impaired Glucose Tolerance and Impaired Fasting Glucose

  • Genetic Factors

  • Acquired Risk Factors

  • Environmental Risk Factors

  • Diabetes Risk Score

  • Prevention of Diabetes

  • Chronic Complications of Diabetes

  • Type 2 Diabetes in Children

  • Costs of Treating Diabetes