The Federal Government and Diabetes an Incremental Process

  • W. Phillip Mickelson
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 498)


Diabetes mellitus is a serious and growing public health problem in the developed world, including Canada. It is the seventh ranking cause of premature death at about 5,500 per year, and is estimated to contribute to 25,000 deaths per year through its complications.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Phillip Mickelson
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  1. 1.Health CanadaOttawaCanada

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