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

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195317060

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.001.0001

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Prevalence/Incidence, Risk Factors, and Future Burden of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes in Developing Countries

Prevalence/Incidence, Risk Factors, and Future Burden of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes in Developing Countries

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(p.553) 24 Prevalence/Incidence, Risk Factors, and Future Burden of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes in Developing Countries
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Diabetes Public Health
Author(s):

Chittaranjan S. Yajnik

Terrence Forrester

Kaushik Ramaiya

Nikhil Tandon

Shailaja Kale

Marshall Tulloch-Reid

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0024

This chapter discusses some of the issues related to the three most common types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes) that are particularly relevant to developing countries. The focus is on type 2 diabetes, which constitutes over 90% of all diabetes worldwide. Published data from these developing countries is presented, particularly from India and Asia because of the lead author's experience.

Keywords:   type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, diabetes incidence, diabetes trends, developing countries

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