oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - Editorial
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||105 - 106|
This edition includes a guest editorial by Ayesha Motala on the historic Diabetes Leadership Forum that was held for the first time on African soil, in Johannesburg, in September this year. The forum emphasised that diabetes is not uncommon on this continent and that its prevalence is increasing. However, identifiable and modifiable risk factors for the development of diabetes and its complications exist and deserve our immediate attention.
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