Forecasting the burden of type 2 diabetes in Singapore using a demographic epidemiological model of Singapore

@inproceedings{Phan2014ForecastingTB,
  title={Forecasting the burden of type 2 diabetes in Singapore using a demographic epidemiological model of Singapore},
  author={Thao Phuong Phan and Leontine Alkema and E. Shyong Tai and Kristin Hui Xian Tan and Qian Yang and Wei-yen Lim and Yik Y. Teo and Ching-Yu Cheng and Xu Wang and Tien Yin Wong and Kee Seng Chia and Alex R. Cook},
  booktitle={BMJ open diabetes research & care},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Singapore is a microcosm of Asia as a whole, and its rapidly ageing, increasingly sedentary population heralds the chronic health problems other Asian countries are starting to face and will likely face in the decades ahead. Forecasting the changing burden of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes in Singapore is vital to plan the resources needed and motivate preventive efforts. METHODS This paper describes an individual-level simulation model that uses evidence synthesis from… CONTINUE READING
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