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