Hills AP, Misra A, Gill JMR, Byrne NM, Soares MJ, Ramachandran A, et al. Public health and health systems: implications for the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in south Asia. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018;6(12):992-1002
Many non-communicable chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, are highly prevalent, costly, and largely preventable. The prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in south Asia requires a combination of lifestyle changes and long-term health-care management.