With the advancement of medical science and research over the years, many communicable diseases have been wiped out. However, the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases like Diabetes, Heart disease and Cancer to name a few, have shown a rapid increase chiefly due to increasing risk associated with changes in lifestyle and urbanization. The scope of this book is to bring to light some valiant aspects of Diabetes, with the intention of reaching out to the general population.
Dr. Subhra Das Mukherji completed her M.B.B.S. degree from the Government Medical College, Srinagar (J&K), in 1971. Soon after graduation, she moved to Kolkata and worked as Senior Resident in the Department of Medicine at the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research from 1972 to 1974. She received the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) with distinction from the same institute in 1976.