For the Second Edition of The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus: An international perspective , all chapters have been completely revised and updated, plus there are some important additions reflecting recent developments. In detail, this volume: Features a new section on prevention and screening - both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes Features a new section on future challenges, addressing the effects of antipsychotic treatment and HIV infection on diabetes Includes new chapters on prevention, screening, the epidemiology of obesity and the impact of nutrition Contains detailed considerations of the epidemiology of diabetes in populations around the world, including Africa, South-East Asia, India, China, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands Describes the economic costs of diabetes The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus: An international perspective provides an unique, overall assessment of the prevalence of Diabetes, and discusses in detail the impact of the disease in all geographic regions. It is an essential resource for practitioners, students, scientists, and all those working in the public health sector.
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
July 6, 2007
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