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Metabolic syndrome—a new world‐wide definition. A Consensus Statement from the International Diabetes Federation
TLDR
A unified working diagnostic tool for the metabolic syndrome that is convenient to use in clinical practice and that can be used world-wide so that data from different countries can be compared.
Global and societal implications of the diabetes epidemic
TLDR
The prevention of diabetes and control of its micro- and macrovascular complications will require an integrated, international approach if the authors are to see significant reduction in the huge premature morbidity and mortality it causes.
The metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents – an IDF consensus report
TLDR
The metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents – an IDF consensus report.
Follow-up report on the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.
TLDR
The International Expert Committee was convened to reexamine the classification and diagnostic criteria of diabetes, which were based on the 1979 publication of the National Diabetes Data Group and subsequent WHO study group and adopted several changes to the diagnostic criteria for diabetes and for lesser degrees of impaired glucose regulation (IFG/IGT).
Global Prevalence and Major Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy
TLDR
Longer diabetes duration and poorer glycemic and blood pressure control are strongly associated with DR, and these data highlight the substantial worldwide public health burden of DR and the importance of modifiable risk factors in its occurrence.
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