Journal article

Association between type 2 diabetes mellitus and disability: What is the contribution of diabetes risk factors and diabetes complications?

Maryam Tabesh, Jonathan E Shaw, Paul Z Zimmet, Stefan Soderberg, Digsu N Koye, Sudhir Kowlessur, Maryam Timol, Noorjehan Joonas, Ameena Sorefan, Praneel Gayan, K George MM Alberti, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Dianna J Magliano

Journal of Diabetes | WILEY | Published : 2018


Funding Acknowledgements

The 2015 Mauritius Non-communicable Disease Surveys were funded by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in Mauritius. The survey was conducted by Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in collaboration with several international research institutions, including Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute from Australia, National Institute for Health and Welfare from Finland, Umea University from Sweden, and St Mary's Hospital and Imperial College London from the UK. MT is supported by a Monash University Postgraduate Research Scholarship and a Baker IDI Bright Sparks Scholarship. JES and DJM are supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellowships. This work was supported, in part, by the Victorian (Australia) Operational Infrastructure Support (OIS) program. The authors are grateful to the staff at the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in Mauritius for conducting the survey. The authors thank the participants for volunteering their time to be involved in the surveys.