Chapter 3. Diagnosis and Classification

  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 and
  2. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer4

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch3

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ekoé, J.-M. and Zimmet, P. (2008) Diagnosis and Classification, 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.ch3

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. 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 mellitus – diagnosis and diagnostic criteria;
  • single blood-glucose estimation or OGTT - diabetes diagnosis;
  • oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT);
  • diabetes and immunological diseases;
  • diabetes mellitus syndrome classification;
  • insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or type 1;
  • noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or type 2;
  • ADA and WHO classification - type 1 and type 2;
  • type 2 - insulin resistance disorders;
  • type 1 - β-cell destruction processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnosis and Diagnostic Criteria

  • The Demonstration of an Abnormal Blood Glucose Level Using an Oral Glucose

  • Tolerance Test

  • The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

  • New Criteria in Diagnostic Value for Fasting Plasma Blood Glucose Concentrations

  • Epidemiological Studies

  • Classification of the Diabetes Mellitus Syndrome and Other Categories of Glucose Intolerance

  • Changes in Terminology

  • Clinical Classification of Diabetes Mellitus and other Categories of Glucose Tolerance

  • The Newly Proposed Staging Classification

  • The Newly Proposed Etiological Types

  • Genetic Defects of β-cell Function

  • Genetic Defects in Insulin Action

  • Diseases of the Exocrine Pancreas

  • Endocrinopathies

  • Drug- or Chemical-induced Diabetes

  • Infections

  • Uncommon but Specific Forms of Immune-mediated Diabetes Mellitus

  • Other Genetic Syndromes Associated with Diabetes

  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

  • Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes

  • Conclusions