Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Dr Stanley C F LIEW

Slides (presentation) - Jan. 20, 2010

Diabetes in Singapore
Singapore Population and Vital Statistics
Diabetes is on the rise in Singapore
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus in adults in Asian-Pacific nations
Glucose tolerance status (%) of Singapore residents aged 18-69yrs (NHS 2004)
Top 10 causes of premature mortality burden (in YLL) in Singapore in 2004
Top 10 causes of disability burden (in YLD) in Singapore in 2004
Top 10 causes of disease burden (in DALYs) in Singapore in 2004 by age group
Diabetes is on the rise in Singapore
Rising prevalence of Obesity
Prevalence of Diabetes among ethnic groups
Prevalence of Overweight (BMI  25 kg/m2) among Singaporeans from 1985-1998
Weight status of Singapore residents (NHS 2004)
Weight status by ethnic group (NHS 2004)
National Heart Survey Singapore 1998: Age-Specific Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome
Study of Insulin Sensitivity in different Ethnic groups using euglycaemic clamp
Subjects and Methods
Euglycaemic hyperinsulinaemic clamp ( DeFronzo et al, Am J Physio 1979 )
Euglycaemic clamp
Results Characteristics of subjects
Results Characteristics of subjects :
Ethnic differences among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Singapore
Understanding of Diabetes Mellitus and Health-preventive Behaviour Among Singaporeans
Knowledge on Signs and Symptoms & Causes of Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Registry in Singapore
Diabetes Registry in Singapore

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