Alberta Diabetes Atlas 2007

The Alberta Diabetes Surveillance System (ADSS) was created in 2006 in a partnership between Alberta Health and Wellness (AHW) and the Institute of Health Economics (IHE). The purpose of the ADSS is to provide information on diabetes in the province of Alberta. This information includes the incidence, prevalence and use of health care services for people with diabetes, along with information about their related comorbidities and complications.

Ongoing surveillance of diabetes through the ADSS will, over time, help to inform health professionals, regional health authorities and Alberta Health and Wellness if efforts to reduce the overall burden of diabetes are effective.

You are reading the first version of the Alberta Diabetes Atlas. It is the first comprehensive document produced in Alberta that contains a broad perspective of the impact that diabetes has on Albertans and on the health care system. To enhance interpretability and usability, this information is summarized at the provincial and health regional level (see Figure 1.1). This Alberta Diabetes Atlas has been distributed to all regional health authorities and diabetes health professionals in the province.


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Publication Type: Books

Year of Publication: 2007

Topics: Diabetes, Surveillance

ISBN (print): 978-0-9780024-4-2

ISBN (online): 978-0-9780024-5-9