A population-based study of the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in adults in northern Sudan.

@article{Elbagir1996APS,
  title={A population-based study of the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in adults in northern Sudan.},
  author={M N Elbagir and Mohamed A Eltom and E M Elmahadi and I M Kadam and Christian Berne},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1996},
  volume={19 10},
  pages={1126-8}
}
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, 3.4%) for diabetes and 2.9% (men, 2.2%; women, 3.3%) for impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). The highest crude prevalence was in the northern… CONTINUE READING

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