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Diabetes prevention and management in South Asia: a call for action

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Background: Globally, the number of people living with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) has increased four-fold since 1980. South Asia houses one- fifth of the world’s population living with diabetes, and it was the 8th leading cause of deaths in 2013 for South Asians.
Aim: To review and discuss the context of diabetes in South Asia, with a particular focus on, a) contributing factors and impact; b) national health policies around non-communicable diseases in the region, and c) to o ffer recommend...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Inderscience Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2016-06-16
Acceptance date:
2016-06-16
EISSN:
1479-392X
ISSN:
1479-3911
Source identifiers:
631723
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pubs:631723
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uuid:1e9f66fe-8048-466c-9dd9-fb3defb2ba11
Local pid:
pubs:631723
Deposit date:
2016-07-04

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