Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Hardcover | November 29, 2010

EditorK.M. Venkat Narayan, Desmond Williams, Edward W. Gregg

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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 assembleresources 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 approaches to prevent and manage diabetes through the practice of public health. It combines state-of-the-art descriptions of risk factors and complications, effective andcost-effective approaches to prevention and treatment, translational research, and genomics to give a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on diabetes public health. Critical review and synthesis of influential epidemiologic studies and consensus statements, expected future advances in trials andtechnologies, and public health information resources are also highlighted topics. With significant attention to diabetes control in the U.S. and North America, Diabetes Public Health should be required reading for public health practitioners and researchers, as well as anyone involved in health policy, administration and management. It will also be of interest to academics in thefield of diabetes and other chronic diseases.

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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 assembleresources for the implementation of public h...

K.M. Venkat Narayan is Chief of the Epidemiology and Statistics Branch Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA. Desmond Williams is Medical Epidemiologist Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Ch...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195317068

ISBN - 13:9780195317060

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PrefaceIntroductionEvolution of Classification and Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes and other forms of hyperglycaemia1. Type 2 Diabetes and Persons at High Risk of Diabetes2. Risk Factors for Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes3. Non-Type 2 Diabetes - Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk Factors4. Diabetes and Acute Metabolic Complications, Infections, and Inflammation5. Diabetes and Vision6. Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease7. Diabetes and Lower-Extremity Diseases8. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease9. Diabetes in Pregnancy10. Diabetes and Disability, Cognitive Decline, and Aging-Related Outcomes11. The Associations of Diabetes with Digestive, Oral, and Liver Disease and Autonomic Neuropathy12. Diabetes and Mortality13. Impact of Ethnic and Socioeconomic Factors on Diabetes-related Health and Management14. Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: Accomplishments and Challenges15. Implementing Programs for the Primary Prevention of Diabetes in Non-Health-Care Settings: From Evidence to Practice16. Effectiveness of Individual-Level Interventions to Prevent Vascular Complications17. Quality of Diabetes Care (Current Levels, Distribution, and Trends) and Challenges in Measuring Quality of Care18. Effectiveness of Interventions at the Health System, Provider, and Patient Levels to Improve the Quality of Diabetes Care19. Economic costs of diabetes and the cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent and control this disease20. Adult Diabetes and Quality of Life, Psychosocial Issues, and Sexual Health21. The Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs in the U.S. and Public Health Law and Policy22. National Diabetes Education Program and the Role of Partnership in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes23. Prevalence/Incidence, Risk Factors, and Future Burden of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes in Developing Countries24. The Quality of Diabetes Care and the Prevention and Control of Diabetes in Developing Countries: an Illustration from India25. Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs in Developing Countries26. Diabetes in the young: actions for the 21st century27. Public Health Genomics of Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Diabetic Complications28. Promising Technological Frontiers in Monitoring and Treatment29. Translation Research and Major Ongoing Clinical Trials30. Public Health Decision Making and Risk Perception31. Public Health Policy Decisions and Diabetes: Considerations and Case Studies32. Diabetes Public Health Information Resources