oa South African Family Practice - What the primary healthcare worker needs to know about the management of type 2 diabetes : SA Hypertension Society Supplement
|Article Title||What the primary healthcare worker needs to know about the management of type 2 diabetes : SA Hypertension Society Supplement|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Free State|
|Publication Date||Apr 2012|
|Pages||20 - 22|
|Keyword(s)||Management, Primary healthcare worker and Type 2 diabetes|
Globally, type 2 diabetes remains the most common type of diabetes, and its prevalence is rising, unabatedly driven by physical inactivity and the emerging epidemic of obesity. The risk of developing type 2 diabetes is especially increased in rural girls, of whom up to 25% are already overweight or obese in late adolescence.
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