R B M Roaeid

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A retrospective study of death certificates from 2000 to 2004 was made to estimate the contribution of diabetes to total mortality in Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, and to study the causes of death among diabetics (coded using the International Classification of Diseases). Of 12 237 death certificates, 1482 (12.1%) mentioned diabetes. Of these, diabetes(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess, by a house to house study, the prevalence of diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and their associated risk factors in Benghazi, Libya using 75 gram oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) and ADA 1997 and WHO 1998 diagnostic criteria. MATERIAL AND METHODS A multistage cluster sampling was used to select the study population. A(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the standards of care and patients' knowledge and practices at Benghazi Diabetes Centre, the largest diabetes registry in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. A sample of 805 attending patients was interviewed over 2 months in 2002. Overall, 48.3% had never had blood pressure checked and 14.2% had never had a fundus examination(More)
BACKGROUND Incidence of Type 1 diabetes in 0-14 year olds in Benghazi (Libya) during the period 1981-1990 was 7.0/10 5. The aim of this study is to report the incidence of Type 1 diabetes in 0-14 year olds in Benghazi Libya during the period 1991-2000. METHODS Incidence data are based on prospective registration of Type 1 diabetes new cases for the period(More)
This report concerns the incidence rate of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) in the 0-14 year age group in Benghazi, Libya. Incidence data are based on prospective registration of patients as part of the WHO Diamond Project from 1991 to 1995. A total of 126 IDDM incident cases (73 girls, 53 boys) were identified during this 5-year period. All(More)
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