|Andy Lee (@drandylee) |
11/25/12 11:15 PM
#mp111212 History of dm [polonsky, nejm, 12, 1500, aretaeus, 1812] 20th article milestone!! nejm.org/doi/full/10.10…
Unfortunately, the improvement in outcomes for individual patients with diabetes has not resulted in similar improvements from the public health perspective.
The worldwide prevalence of diabetes has continued to increase dramatically. The difficulty in applying the principles of diabetes care from the individual patient to the population reflects the unique challenges of implementing research findings and effecting behavioral change.