Diagnosis and Classification

Jean Marie Ekoé, Paul Zimmet

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780470017272
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2008


  • ADA and WHO classification -type 1 and type 2
  • Diabetes and immunological diseases
  • Diabetes mellitus -diagnosis and diagnostic criteria
  • Diabetes mellitus syndrome classification
  • Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or type 1
  • Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or type 2
  • Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)
  • Single blood-glucose estimation or OGTT -diabetes diagnosis
  • Type 1 -β-cell destruction processes
  • Type 2 -insulin resistance disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Ekoé, J. M., & Zimmet, P. (2008). Diagnosis and Classification. In The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus: Second Edition (pp. 11-30). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470779750.ch3