Contents

I . Estimated Health-Care Expenditures Associated with Diabetes 140

  1. Prevalence of Diabetes 140
  2. Defining Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Insulin Resistance, and Diabetes Mellitus 142
  3. Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes Mellitus 143
  4. Risk Factors 145
  5. Gestational Diabetes 145
  6. Posttransplantation Diabetes 145
  7. Association of Obesity with Diabetes 146
  8. Diet and Diabetes 147
  9. Diabetes and Microalbuminuria 147
  10. Effects of Alcohol and Cigarettes 147
  11. Diabetes and Physical Limitations 148
  12. Diabetes and Mental Health 148
  13. Diabetic Complications 149
  14. Coronary-Vascular Disease 149
  15. Peripheral Neuropathy and Peripheral Vascular Disease 150
  16. Cerebrovascular Disease 151
  17. Erectile Dysfunction 152
  18. Diabetic Nephropathy 152
  19. Retinopathy 152
  20. Dental Disease 153
  21. Mortality 153
  22. Level of Health Care 153

References 154

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