Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus and Dysmetabolic Syndrome

Editor(s): J.P. Bantle, G. Slama NNI Workshop Series vol. 11 , 2005


Globally, the number of persons with diabetes and at risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease is reaching epidemic proportions. Over the next decade the number is expected to grow by 25%, largely driven by the rising prevalence of obesity and inactivity. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 200 million persons worldwide will have diabetes by 2010, and that number will reach 330 million by 2025.

  • Foreword

    Author(s): J.P. Bantle, G. Slama

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