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Professor K. Amlaev, MD Stavropol State Medical University

The relevance of diabetes as a problem of non-communicable diseases has not decreased, but due to the growth of its prevalence has increased significantly. Diabetes, along with obesity and tobacco Smoking, is a leading risk factor for noncommunicable diseases. The article provides data reflecting the epidemiological, pathophysiological, and diagnostic aspects of diabetes mellitus, and describes in detail the recommendations that should be given to patients by doctors of the primary health care network. In a concise form, in the format of a mini-lecture, the main data necessary for the management of this metabolic disease are presented.

diabetes mellitus
medical prevention

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