TITLE

Diabetes in Sub Saharan Africa 1999-2011: Epidemiology and public health implications. a systematic review

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p564
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study providing a comprehensive review of the epidemiological trends and public health implications of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa during 1999-2011. The study found that a significant burden is exerted by diabetes in the region, and this is expected to increase. Significant challenges are faced by many diabetic patients in accessing diagnosis and treatment, which contributes to the high mortality and prevalence of complications observed.
ACCESSION #
65249716

 

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