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Evolution of Classification and Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes and Other Forms of Hyperglycemia

Peter H. Bennett

in Diabetes Public Health

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780195317060
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199871544 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0001
Evolution of Classification and Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes and Other Forms of Hyperglycemia

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This chapter focuses on the development of classification and diagnostic criteria for diabetes and other forms of hyperglycemia. It reviews the recommendations of the National Diabetes Data Group (NDDG) in the United States in 1979 and WHO in 1980 (WHO Expert Committee 1980) for classification and diagnosis, the 1997 ADA and 1998–99 WHO recommendations, 2003 ADA Recommendations, and 2006 WHO Report.

Keywords: diabetes; diagnosis; hyperglycemia; National Diabetes Data Group; World Health Organization

Chapter.  4683 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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