Five general areas are addressed in the 36 chapters: descriptive epidemiology of diabetes in the U.S., including prevalence, incidence, sociodemographic & metabolic characteristics, risk factors for developing diabetes, & mortality. Complications of diabetes (disability, vision disorders, heart disease, infection, etc.); medical care for diabetes; economic aspects, including health insurance & health care costs; & diabetes in special populations, including Blacks, Hispanics, Asian & Pacific Islanders, Native Americans & pregnant women. Index.

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