TY - CHAP A1 - Chan Chee Wun Joyce A2 - Chan Hoi Yan Florence A3 - Wong Ho Nam Howard A4 - Yeung Chun Yip ED1 - Mark B. Zimering Y1 - 2011-11-04 PY - 2011 T1 - Characteristics of Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Adult Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and the Implication of Metformin N2 - Type 2 diabetes is estimated to affect 120 million people worldwide- and according to projections from the World Health Organization this number is expected to double over the next two decades. Novel, cost-effective strategies are needed to reverse the global epidemic of obesity which is driving the increased occurrence of type 2 diabetes and to less the burden of diabetic vascular complications. In the current volume, Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes, experts in biology and medicine from four different continents contribute important information and cutting-edge scientific knowledge on a variety of topics relevant to the management and prevention of diabetes and related illnesses. BT - Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes SP - Ch. 10 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/21987 DO - 10.5772/21987 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-09-26 ER -