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Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

K.M. Venkat Narayan, Desmond Williams, Edward W. Gregg, and Catherine C. Cowie


Numerous research programs have developed over the last decade to improve the understanding of the causes, prevention, and treatment of diabetes and its complications. Efficient synthesis of the data and information from these diverse sources is crucial to prioritize interventions and assemble resources for the implementation of public health programs. This book meets this need and builds on previous works to reflect the evolution of science related to diabetes public health. Through compelling evidence related to the current health and economic impact of diabetes, the book provides effective ... More

Keywords: diabetes, health impact, economic impact, risk factors, complications, prevention, treatment, translation research, genomics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195317060
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

K.M. Venkat Narayan, editor

Desmond Williams, editor

Edward W. Gregg, editor


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Section 1 Burden of Diabetes in the U.S. Population

Section 2 Complications of Diabetes: Epidemiology and Risk Factors

Section 3 Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications

Section 4 Diabetes Control Programs and Policies

Section 5 Diabetes in Developing Countries

Section 6 Emerging Issues and Science in Diabetes

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