Saadia Shahzad Alam, Meed Khan A Hameed, Heed Akhtar M Waheed.
Diabetes Mellitus: Its Epidemiology and Pathogenesis: A Global Focus on Type 2.
Proceeding Shaikh Zayed Postgrad Med Comp Jan ;24(1):109-24.

Diabetes mellitus enjoys pandemic status. Majority of patients will suffer, life threatening complications resulting from microvascular and macrovascular damage associated with diabetic nephropathy, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, dyslipidemias and a plethora of intracellular and extracellular biochemical abnormalities. New theories regarding its pathogenesis and specially those for type 2 have emerged over the years. This review focuses on the different aspects of epidemiology, pathogenesis and presentations of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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