Diabetes Mellitus as a health problem in Sri Lanka . Subtopics. Introduction Types of Diabetes Mellitus Causes Complications Global effect of Diabetes Mellitus Effect of Diabetes in Sri Lanka Prevention Conclusion. Introduction.
Diabetes Mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood glucose level, either because the body does not produce enough insulin or cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced.
Standardized prevalence for Sri Lankans aged ≥20 years – 10.3%
Change in the prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in Sri Lanka (1987 to 2006)