2011 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes in Korea

  title={2011 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes in Korea},
  author={Seung Hyun Ko and Sung-Rea Kim and Dong-Joon Kim and Seung-Joon Oh and Hye-Jin Lee and Kang-Hee Shim and Mi-Hye Woo and Jun-Young Kim and N H Kim and Jae-Taik Kim and Chong Hwa Kim and Hae Jin Kim and I K Jeong and Eun-Kyung Hong and Jae Hyoung Cho and Ji-Oh Mok and Kun-Ho Yoon},
  booktitle={Diabetes & metabolism journal},
As in other countries, type 2 diabetes is major health concern in Korea. A dramatic increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and its chronic complications has led to an increase in health costs and economic burdens. Early detection of high risk individuals, hidden diabetic patients, and improvement in the quality of care for the disease are the first steps to mitigate the increase in prevalence. The Committee of Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Korean Diabetes Association revised and… CONTINUE READING