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The discussion about the balance between population- and individual-level approaches to the prevention of diabetes is essentially an example of the contrast between a health promotion model and one more clinically focussed on disease prevention. It is imperative that there is a harmonisation of these two approaches, which can sometimes be erroneously presented as mutually exclusive alternatives. In reality, there needs to be the development of a balanced approach but to achieve this there is an important initial roadblock of narrowing the intellectual gulf between them.

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This website is created with material from the European Union FP7-funded DIAMAP project (concluded 2010). The content is continually being reviewed and updated as we are undertaking on-going consultation with the diabetes research community. Progress will be indicated on the road maps. You can send comments on the scientific content through the tab on the right 'make a feedback!'.
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