E M Elmahadi

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OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of glucose intolerance in adult urban and rural populations in the northern parts of Sudan. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A sample of 1,284 subjects aged > or = 25 years was selected using a multistage cluster method and underwent a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test. RESULTS The crude prevalence was 3.4% (men, 3.5%; women,(More)
The prevalence and associated factors of diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) were studied in a tribal community with an apparently high diabetes prevalence. A sample of 724 subjects aged > or = 25 years was selected using a multi-stage cluster method and underwent a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test. The crude prevalence of DM and IGT(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of hypertension in diabetic patients in an urban Sudanese population compared with a non-diabetic group. It was found that there was a higher prevalence of diastolic hypertension (44%) in the non-insulin-dependent (NIDM) patients. The blood pressures did not correlate with age, duration of diabetes(More)
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