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Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

K.M. Venkat Narayan, Desmond Williams, Edward W. Gregg, and Catherine C. Cowie


Numerous research programs have developed over the last decade to improve the understanding of the causes, prevention, and treatment of diabetes and its complications. Efficient synthesis of the data and information from these diverse sources is crucial to prioritize interventions and assemble resources for the implementation of public health programs. This book meets this need and builds on previous works to reflect the evolution of science related to diabetes public health. Through compelling evidence related to the current health and economic impact of diabetes, the book provides effective ... More

Keywords: diabetes, health impact, economic impact, risk factors, complications, prevention, treatment, translation research, genomics

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195317060
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

K.M. Venkat Narayan, editor

Desmond Williams, editor

Edward W. Gregg, editor

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Edward W. Gregg, K. M. Venkat Narayan, Desmond Williams, and Catherine C. Cowie

Section 1 Burden of Diabetes in the U.S. Population

2 Type 2 Diabetes and Persons at High Risk of Diabetes

Linda S. Geiss, and Catherine C. Cowie

3 Risk Factors for Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes

Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, Dana Dabelea, Jean M. Lawrence, James B. Meigs, and Karen Teff

4 Non-Type 2 Diabetes

Ingrid M. Libman, Ronald E. LaPorte, Astrid M. Libman, and Pablo Arias

Section 2 Complications of Diabetes: Epidemiology and Risk Factors

6 Diabetes and Vision

Ronald Klein, Jinan B. Saaddine, and Barbara E. K. Klein

7 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Meda E. Pavkov, Nilka R. Burrows, William C. Knowler, Robert L. Hanson, and Robert G. Nelson

8 Diabetes and Lower-Extremity Diseases

Andrew J. M. Boulton, and Frank L. Bowling

9 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Alain G. Bertoni, and David C. Goff

10 Diabetes in Pregnancy

Adolfo Correa-Villaseñor, and Jessica A. Marcinkevage

13 Diabetes and Mortality

Sharon H. Saydah, and Mark S. Eberhardt

14 Impact of Ethnic and Socioeconomic Factors on Diabetes-Related Health and Management

Arleen F. Brown, Andrew J. Karter, and Dean Schillinger

Section 3 Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications

15 Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

William C. Knowler, Mary Hoskin, Jeffrey M. Curtis, Robert G. Nelson, and Robert L. Hanson

21 Adult Diabetes and Quality of Life, Psychosocial Issues, and Sexual Health

Roger T. Anderson, Manjiri D. Pawaskar, Fabian Camacho, and Rajesh Balkrishnan

Section 4 Diabetes Control Programs and Policies

Section 5 Diabetes in Developing Countries

24 Prevalence/Incidence, Risk Factors, and Future Burden of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes in Developing Countries

Chittaranjan S. Yajnik, Terrence Forrester, Kaushik Ramaiya, Nikhil Tandon, Shailaja Kale, and Marshall Tulloch-Reid

26 Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs in Developing Countries

Ambady Ramachandran, and Chamukuttan Snehalatha

Section 6 Emerging Issues and Science in Diabetes

27 Diabetes in the Young

Giuseppina Imperatore, Barbara Linder, and David J. Pettitt

28 Public Health Genomics of Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Diabetic Complications

Robert L. Hanson, Robert G. Nelson, and William C. Knowler

31 Public Health Decision Making and Risk Perception

Julie S. Downs, Wändi Bruine de Bruin, Baruch Fischhoff, and Elizabeth A. Walker

33 Diabetes Public Health Information Resources

Joanne M. Gallivan, and Matt Petersen

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