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Publisher: Public Health England
This document updates and extends a previously conducted systematic review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of ‘real-world’ interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in high risk populations.
Subject: coronary heart disease
As part of CHD NSF implementation, a pilot project is being undertaken under the auspices of the National Screening Committee to test the practical implications and outcomes of implementing a systematic programme of cardiovascular risk reduction in primary care, initially identifying those at high...
Subject: Inequality in diabetes and obesity prevalence in relation to age, deprivation and ethnicity
This report highlights the pattern of inequality in diabetes prevalence in relation to age, deprivation and ethnic group. It also highlights the distribution of obesity in relation to these factors. Obesity is one of the main risk factors for Type 2 diabetes and therefore the pattern of obesity may...
Subject: Environmental inequalities
A report on Environmental Inequalities in the UK. Part of the Burden of disease. A clean and healthy environment is a vital component of public health. This is particularly so for children. They are more sensitive to most stressors during development and growth and receive relatively more exposure...
Subject: Diabetes and obesity
Report describing 10 year trends in incidence, prevalence and mortality of diabetes and obesity by age, sex, deprivation and ethnicity from this Primary Care database.
Subject: NCASP diabetes audit
The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is a national audit service sponsored by the Healthcare Commission. Available since April 2004, it enables routine data collection, analysis and feedback of diabetes related data for all adults and children with diabetes in England.
The prevalence of obesity is rapidly increasing in older adults. Information is required about what interventions are effective in reducing obesity and influencing health outcomes in this age group. Thirteen databases were searched, earliest date 1966 to December 2008, including Medline, CINAHL,...