Diabetes Programme

Screening for type 2 diabetes

Report of a WHO and IDF meeting

Publication details

Editors: WHO; IDF
Number of pages: 54
Publication date: 2003
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/NMH/MNC/03.1



The aims of this WHO/IDF meeting were: to review the scientific evidence for the usefulness of screening for early detection of type 2 diabetes; to make recommendations relevant to health care policy, action and future research; to explain these recommendations in a joint WHO/IDF report.