- A review of co-morbidity between infectious and chronic disease in Sub Saharan Africa: TB and diabetes mellitus, HIV and metabolic syndrome, and the impact of globalizationFiona Young
Institute of Health and Society, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
Global Health 5:9. 2009..With an increasing dual burden of disease in Sub Saharan Africa the associations between diseases and our understanding of them will become of increased public health importance...
- Increased risk of tuberculosis disease in people with diabetes mellitus: record-linkage study in a UK populationF Young
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 66:519-23. 2012..The authors aimed to determine whether, and by how much, diabetes mellitus (DM) increases the risk of tuberculosis (TB) and conversely whether TB increases the risk of DM...
- Coronary mortality declines in the U.S. between 1980 and 2000 quantifying the contributions from primary and secondary preventionFiona Young
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Am J Prev Med 39:228-34. 2010..S. have halved since 1980. However, CHD remains a leading cause of death. The relative importance of secondary and primary prevention in explaining falls in coronary heart disease mortality is debated...