Type 2 Diabetes in South Asian: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Prevention

by Gundu HR Rao, V Mohan

The attention on epidemiology of diabetes mellitus is most vital at the present juncture in view of the surging pandemic with blood chilling figures for projected future prevalence rates of diabetes in developing countries, particularly in South Asia. This book published under the Aegis of “South Asians Society of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis (SASAT)”. SASAT has been contributing extensively to the network of scientists working in the area of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and atherosclerosis. It has brought out several excellent books related to this field in the past. This book on diabetes in Indians (or South Asians) would be a useful contribution to the world literature on diabetes. The contents are comprehensive. Selection of topics and assignment to authors has been impeccable. The chapters have been arranged into two sub areas-risk factors and prevention. Each contributor is an expert in the area of his or her specialty. This book is useful for all institutions, libraries and personal collections of those dealing with diabetes.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Rao Gundu HR
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
2. Mohan V Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, 4, Conran Smith Road, Gopalapuram, Chennai (India)
ISBN 9788180619366
Speciality Endocrinology and Metabolism
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10994
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2007
Pages 400
Book Type Professional

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