Learning Objectives
  1. To view the distribution of DM in the Arab world.
  2. To realize the importance of DM prevention and treatment on Public health in Arab countries.
  3. To provide vital information for health planning in Arab countries.

Performance Goals By the end of this lecture the reader should be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of DM in the Arab world.
  2. Interpret results of epidemiological studies on DM in Arab countries.
  3. Understand the magnitude of the problem and its costs.

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