Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

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K.M. Venkat Narayan, Desmond Williams, Edward W. Gregg, Catherine C. Cowie
Oxford University Press, Nov 30, 2010 - Medical - 826 pages
Through compelling evidence related to the current health and economic impact of diabetes, the book provides effective approaches to prevent and manage diabetes through the practice of public health. It combines state-of-the-art descriptions of risk factors and complications, effective and cost-effective approaches to prevention and treatment, translational research, and genomics to give a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on diabetes public health. Critical review and synthesis of influential epidemiologic studies and consensus statements, expected future advances in trials and technologies, and public health information resources are also highlighted topics.
 

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Contents

EPIDEMIOLOGY AND RISK FACTORS
93
SECTION 3 PREVENTION OF DIABETES AND ITS COMPLICATIONS
309
SECTION 4 DIABETES CONTROL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES
491
SECTION 5 DIABETES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
551
SECTION 6 EMERGING ISSUES AND SCIENCE IN DIABETES
623
Index
781
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K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Emory University, Atlanta, GA Desmond Williams, MD, PhD, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Edward W. Gregg, PhD, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Catherine C. Cowie, PhD, MPH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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