Incidence of diabetes in American Indians of three geographic areas: The strong heart study Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • The high incidence rates found in this study were alarming. To slow down the rapid increase of this disease in the American Indian population, preventive programs must be designed and implemented. Patients with IGT should be treated with diabetes medication or put on a rigid weight-reduction program to reduce the risk of progression to diabetes.

publication date

  • January 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2337/diacare.25.1.49

PubMed ID

  • 11772900

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 49

end page

  • 54

volume

  • 25

number

  • 1