Chapter 22. Epidemiology of Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman2,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair3,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant4 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer5
  1. Marguerite J. McNeely and
  2. Wilfred Y. Fujimoto

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch22

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

McNeely, M. J. and Fujimoto, W. Y. (2008) Epidemiology of Diabetes in Asian North Americans, 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.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of Washington Department of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 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:

  • Asian North Americans and diabetes epidemiology;
  • Asian Americans - newly diagnosed diabetes;
  • increased BMI risk factor in Asian Americans;
  • Glucokinase (GCK) role in insulin secretion regulation;
  • body fat and body fat distribution;
  • Asian North Americans and retinopathy risk;
  • Asian Americans and diabetic foot ulcers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence of Type 1 Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  • Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  • Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  • Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  • Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  • Diagnosis of Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  • Complications of Diabetes in Asian North Americans

  • Conclusions

  • References