How should developing countries manage diabetes?

Narayan, K. M. Venkat; Zhang, Ping; Williams, Desmond; Engelgau, Michael; Imperatore, Giuseppina; Kanaya, Alka; Ramachandran, Ambady
September 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p733
Academic Journal
The article discusses the management of diabetes mellitus in developing countries. It discusses the prevalence of the diabetes in developing countries. It addresses the impact of the diabetes problem on economies and individual health. The effect of interventions to prevent diabetes on health services utilization is tackled. A cost effectiveness study of diabetes interventions in developing countries is discussed.


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