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  1. Plus ça change...

    President's editorial ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - George Alberti

  2. Foundations set for the future

    Editor-in-Chief's editorial ...

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  3. Implementing national diabetes programmes in Latin America

    The prevalence of diabetes in Latin America will double within the next couple of decades. Type 2 diabetes is already among the first 10 causes of mortality in the Latin American adult population due to chronic complications related to premature and accele ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Cañete Felicia Aschner Pablo

  4. Epidemiology, clinical medicine and public health: at the interface

    In today’s health-conscious world, ill health is no longer an inexplicable ‘act of God’, nor a punishment for wrong-doing nor an evil spell. The marriage of medicine and science, scarcely a century old, has revealed much about the causes of disease, how to ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Keen Harry

  5. The case for and against screening for type 2 diabetes

    The decision to screen for diabetes may seem an easy one to make as the condition is common, expensive, chronic and with a prognosis highly dependent on the correct treatment. On the other hand, there is a general lack of adequate screening tools, lack of ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Borch-Johnsen Knut

  6. Insulin therapy: current views and new options

    Since the discovery of insulin, treatment for diabetes has come a long way towards saving the lives of those affected. There are now many options which make diabetes care more convenient and comfortable. People with diabetes have become more and more respo ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Fisher Miles

  7. Wanted! Cost-effective solutions in diabetes care

    As daunting as the overall costs of diabetes are, the day-to-day challenge for individuals with diabetes and policy makers relates to choices in diabetes care. What benefits do various choices of intervention provide and at what cost? Whether these questio ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - James Robert

  8. Lessons from the history of insulin

    I recently had the enormous honour to unveil a large bronze statue of Nicolae Paulescu in Bucharest together with the President of Romania. The occasion was the 80th anniversary of the publication of Paulescu’s seminal paper on his discovery of insulin… ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - George Alberti

  9. Complementing the medical team

    The ‘Fundación Diabetes Juvenil de Chile’, the Chilean Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, a non-profit institution, was founded in 1988 by a group of parents of children with diabetes. The principal objective of the institution is to help all people using insul ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Velasco César

  10. Diabetes to priority for Iranian National Advisory Committee

    The first systematic epidemiological studies in Iran were begun in 1993. However, in light of the growing number of people with diabetes and the accruing costs, estimated to exceed US$400 million a year, a need was recognized in 1998 to study the more rece ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Rajab Assadollah

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