Integrated Disease Management - Diabetes - Strategies
- PAHO. Priorities for cardiovascular health in the Americas, 2011
Cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases combined are the leading causes of death and disability in the world (responsible for 60% of all deaths and 44% of premature deaths).
- PAHO. Population and Individual Approach to the Prevention and Management of Diabetes and Obesity, 2011
Obesity and diabetes are affecting the peoples of the Americas at high and increasing rates. National surveys demonstrate that obesity is increasing in prevalence among all age groups; 7% to 12% of children under 5 years old...