A revitalized battle against diabetes mellitus for the new millennium.

Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

PubMedID: 10036437

Capriotti T, McLaughlin S. A revitalized battle against diabetes mellitus for the new millennium. Medsurg Nurs. 1998;7(6):323-40; quiz 341-2.
Despite great advances in control and treatment, diabetes mellitus (DM) remains a formidable opponent for the health care team. A major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world, DM continues to increase in prevalence. Nurses are in a strategic position to employ new research findings and aggressive strategies to fight this killer disease.