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The crisis of diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa

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Jaffar, Shabbar ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9615-1588 and Gill, Geoff (2017) 'The crisis of diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa'. Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, Vol 5, Issue 8, pp. 574-575.

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Abstract

In The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Rifat Atun and colleagues1 report findings of a Commission on diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa, bringing together and critically analysing evidence to paint a sobering picture of the disease in the region. The prevalence of diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa has increased rapidly in the past 10 years or so,2 affecting people in all sectors of society but, in particular, and disproportionally compared with high-income settings, affecting younger people, with substantial economic effects.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 395 Health in developing countries
WK Endocrine System > WK 20 Research (General)
WK Endocrine System > WK 810 Diabetes mellitus
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Clinical Sciences & International Health > International Public Health Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(17)30219-X
SWORD Depositor: JISC Pubrouter
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2017 10:42
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2019 08:20
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/7382

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