Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus

Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus

An International Perspective

Ekoe, Jean Marie; Williams, Rhys; Zimmet, P.Z.

John Wiley and Sons Ltd







15 a 20 dias


This title focuses on the geographical aspects of the epidemiology of diabetes. It examines diverse populations throughout the world, including American Indians, Latin Americans, Africans, Chinese, and Japanese. The authors also provide an examination of the economic costs of the disease.
About the Editors. Contributors. Foreword (G. Alberti). Acknowledgements. Introduction (J-M Eko? et al) PART I: DEFINITIONS AND EVIDENCE FOR PREVENTION The Clinical Syndrome and the Biochemical Definition (J-M Eko? and P. Zimmet) Diabetes Mellitus: Diagnosis and Classification (J-M Eko? and P Zimmet) Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (J.S. Skyler et al) Epdiemiology, Evidence for Prevention: Type 2 Diabetes (P Zimmet et al) Methodology for Physical Activity Assessment (E.W. Gregg and A.M. Kriska) PART II: CAUCASIAN POPULATIONS Ascertainment, Prevalence, Incidence and Temporal Trends (R. Williams) Type 1 Diabetes: Global Epidemiology (M. Karvonen et al) Type 1 Diabetes: Prediction Based on the Genetic-Epidemiological Facts in the 90s (A. Green and K.O. Kyvik) Type 1 Diabetes: Atypcial Diabetes in Young People Across The World (R.B. Lipton) Type 2 Diabetes: Aetiology and Environmental Factors (J. Mann and M. Toeller) Type 2 Diabetes: Genetic Factors (G. Velho and P. Froguel) PART III: NON-CAUCASIAN POPULATIONS Non-Caucasian North American Populations: African Americans (M.A. Banerji and H. Lebovitz) Non-Caucasian North American Populations: Native Americans (K.M. Venkat Narayan et al) Mexico (I. Lerman-Garber et al) Latin America (L.J. Franco and S.R.G. Ferreira) The Middle East (H. King et al) Africa (A-A. Motala et al) South East Asia (A. Ramachandran et al) Pacific Island Populations (D.J. McCarty and P. Zimmet) China (P.H. Bennett et al) Japan (N. Tajima et al) PART IV: ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AND COMPLICATIONS Malnutrition-related Diabetes Mellitus: Myth or Reality? (J-M. Eko? and J. Shipp) Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity (A.M. Hodge et al) Epidemiology of the Insulin Resistance Syndrome (B. Balkau and E. Eschw?ge) Long-term Complications: Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease (E. Barrett-Connor and K. Py?r?l? ) Long-term Complications: Diabetes, Stroke and Lower Extremity Arterial Disease (E. Barrett-Connor and K. Py?r?l? ) Long-term Complications: Diabetic Neuropathy (A.J.M. Boulton) Long-term Complications: Diabetic Nephropathy (K. Borch-Johnsen) Long-term Complications: Diabetic Retinopathy (C.A. McCarty et al) Diabetes Mortality (T.A. Welborn) PART V: IMPLICATIONS Economic Costs (T.J. Songer) Diabetes Field Surveys: Theory and Practical Aspects (G.K. Dowse) The United KIngdom Prospective Diabetes Study: An Epidemiological Perspective (P. Zimmet et al) Index
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