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  1. Prevention comes of age

    Editor-in-Chief's editorial ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Philip Home

  2. The tide of man

    President's editorial ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - George Alberti

  3. The diabetes epidemic in full flight: forecasting the future

    Were there warnings that diabetes would become the epidemic of the 21st century? In the early 1970s, Peter Bennett and co-workers reported on the extraordinarily high prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in Pima Native Americans. In 1975, we reported the high rat ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Jonathan Shaw Paul Zimmet Sicree Richard Murray Shirley

  4. Identifying the risk factors: diabetes in Asian Indians

    As prevalence of diabetes increases globally, developing countries such as India face the massive burden of a diabetes epidemic in the urban population. Migrant Asians from the Indian subcontinent are known to have a higher prevalence of Type 2 diabetes th ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Ramachandran Ambady

  5. The obesity campaign view of diabetes prevention

    Obesity is an epidemic accelerating out of control. It is the driving force behind an equally dramatic explosion of Type 2 diabetes, both in adults and now alarmingly among children. Clearly, strategies aimed at improving the prevention and management of o ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Rigby Neville James Philip

  6. Prevention of diabetes throughout an obesogenic world

    Overweight is an important risk factor for noncommunicable diseases in general and diabetes in particular. There is presently a global epidemic of overweight. A recent large study found a 5.6% growth in obesity in the United States in 2001, and a massive 7 ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Chopra Mickey Puoane Thandi

  7. Aetiology of type 2 diabetes: the road to consensus

    In 1965, the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee report on diabetes warned of the danger of an emerging diabetes epidemic. At that time, prevalence rarely exceeded 2%. Today, we know that more than 194 million people worldwide have diabetes. I ...

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

  8. Understanding diabetes: the genetics

    In most people who develop diabetes there is a hereditary (genetic) component. However, in nearly all cases the genetic component alone does not cause the diabetes, but interactions with the environment of a person who is genetically susceptible. This is c ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hitman Graham

  9. Fetal origins of diabetes in developing countries

    There is a rapidly rising epidemic of Type 2 diabetes throughout the world. It is particularly severe in developing countries. In 1995, 62% of people with diabetes in the world lived in developing countries. By 2025 this is predicted to rise to more than 7 ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Yajnik Chittaranjan

  10. Clinical trials confirm that type 2 diabetes is preventable

    Until recently, randomized clinical trials offered only limited proof that Type 2 diabetes is preventable by changes in lifestyle. Fortunately, this gap has now been filled. Several major lifestyle intervention trials have been successfully completed. The ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Tuomilehto Jaakko Lindström Jaana

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