Diabetes: A Public Health Problem

  • Virgilio G. Foglia
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


Diabetes Mellitus constitues a serious medical-social problem which forces governments to acknowledge it and take the necessary measures to retard its advance. It attacks individuals of all races, ages, sexes and social groups. It constitutes the most common metabolic disease in Latin America.


Public Health Problem Problem Marriage Paramedical Personnel Hereditary Character Psychic Trauma 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Virgilio G. Foglia
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  1. 1.Instituto de Biologia y Medicina ExperimentalBuenos AiresArgentina

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