Chapter 5. The Global Burden of Diabetes

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology4,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine5,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair6 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President7
  1. Mohammed K. Ali Assistant Professor1,
  2. Mary Beth Weber2 and
  3. K. M. Venkat Narayan Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine3

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch5

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Ali, M. K., Weber, M. B. and Narayan, K. M. V. (2010) The Global Burden of Diabetes, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 5

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 6

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 7

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Global Diabetes Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

  2. 2

    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Global Diabetes Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

  3. 3

    Ruth and O.C. Hubert Professor of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • (impaired fasting glucose [IFG] and impaired glucose tolerance [IGT]);
  • low and middle income countries (LMIC);
  • non-communicable diseases (NCDs);
  • type 1 diabetes (T1DM);
  • cardiovascular diseases [CVD];
  • peripheral vascular disease [PVD];
  • Cost of Diabetes Mellitus (CoDiM);
  • Economic and social implications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Distribution and trends

  • Major burdens

  • Economic and social implications

  • Changing trends in costs

  • Gaps and future directions

  • References