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Global prevalence of diabetes: estimates for the year 2000 and projections for 2030.
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to estimate the prevalence of diabetes and the number of people of all ages with diabetes for years 2000 and 2030. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Data on diabetesExpand
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Global Burden of Diabetes, 1995–2025: Prevalence, numerical estimates, and projections
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of diabetes and the number of people with diabetes who are ≥20 years of age in all countries of the world for three points in time, i.e., the years 1995, 2000,Expand
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Population-based study of diabetes and risk characteristics in Turkey: results of the turkish diabetes epidemiology study (TURDEP).
OBJECTIVES To investigate for the first time the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) nationwide in Turkey; to assess regional variations and relationships between glucoseExpand
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Global Estimates for Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Adults
Objective— To assemble standardized estimates of abnormal glucose tolerance in adults in diverse communities worldwide and provide guidelines for the derivation of comparable estimates in futureExpand
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The burden of mortality attributable to diabetes: realistic estimates for the year 2000.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the global number of excess deaths due to diabetes in the year 2000. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We used a computerized generic formal disease model (DisMod II), used by theExpand
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Glucose intolerance and associated factors in the multi-ethnic population of the United Arab Emirates: results of a national survey.
AIMS To determine the prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glycaemia (IFG) and associated conditions such as obesity and hypertension, in the multi-ethnic, adult population of the United ArabExpand
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Trends in the prevalence and incidence of diabetes: insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in childhood.
The results of this international collaboration emphasize the importance of population-based incidence registries which, similarly to cancer research, became an indispensable tool in etiologicalExpand
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Prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in the biracial (Melanesian and Indian) population of Fiji: a rural-urban comparison.
Rural-urban and ethnic comparisons of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus were made in the biracial population of Fiji in 1980. No statistically significant differences existed inExpand
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Diabetes in adults is now a Third World problem. The WHO Ad Hoc Diabetes Reporting Group.
Since 1988, WHO has been collecting standardized information on the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in adult communities worldwide. Within the age range 30-64Expand
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Impact of poverty on the prevalence of diabetes and its complications in urban southern India
Aim The impact of poverty on the profile of diabetes and its complications was studied.
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