Chapter 9. Epidemiologic Aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Europe

  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. Harry Keen

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch9

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Keen, H. (2008) Epidemiologic Aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Europe, 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.ch9

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. Unit for Metabolic Medicine, Guy's Hospital Campus, King's College London, London, UK

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 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM);
  • diabetes prevalence in European communities;
  • EUROPE type 2 diabetes mellitus - epidemiologic aspects;
  • diabetes in ethnic minorities;
  • epigenetic mechanisms;
  • Caucasoids and T2DM low susceptibility;
  • ethnic susceptibility or T2DM resistance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Diabetes Epidemic?

  • Changing Patterns

  • Conclusion