Epidemiological Study on Type 2 Diabetes

Autor Chandrasekhar Rao Pakala
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 17 iul 2014
Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in many developed and developing countries. Diabetes will be one of the major threats to human health in the 21st century. The present volume is focused on the prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors among the Indian populations. This book present and discusses the new diagnostic criteria and classification of diabetes. A brief review on the prevalence and its association with other risk factors are discussed with world and Indian populations. India being multi-ethnic and multi-lingual, as castes, sub castes and tribes is separated by different degrees of cultural variations and characterized by the rule of endogamy. Hence, there is a dire need to have a data on endogamous populations to understand the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and its associated risk factors. Against this background this book is aimed to assess the prevalence of diabetes, as indicated by (a) previously diagnosed diabetic status, and (b) the American Diabetic Association (ADA) criteria, i.e., fasting plasma glucose values of 126 mg/dl, among the study populations; To examine the association of fasting plasma glucose (FPG) with blood pressure, lipid ..."
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ISBN-13: 9783639518078
ISBN-10: 3639518071
Pagini: 172
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 x 10 mm
Greutate: 0.26 kg
Editura: Scholars' Press