Prevalence and trends of the diabetes epidemic in South Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Diabetes mellitus has reached epidemic proportions worldwide. South Asians are known to have an increased predisposition for diabetes which has become an important health concern in the region. The authors of this paper discuss the prevalence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in South Asia and explore the differential risk factors reported.

Document Date: 1 February, 2012
Author: Ranil Jayawardena and others