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Diabetes Type II

  • By: Jason Vassy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Diabetes mellitus is being called an epidemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), and 90 percent of the more than 170 million cases of diabetes worldwide are type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), formerly called non-insulin–dependent or adult-onset diabetes. In contrast to ...

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