Burden of diabetes mellitus and prediabetes in tribal population of India: a systematic review.

  title={Burden of diabetes mellitus and prediabetes in tribal population of India: a systematic review.},
  author={Ravi Prakash Upadhyay and Puneet Misra and Vinoth Gnana Chellaiyan and Timiresh Kumar Das and Mrinmoy Adhikary and Palanivel Chinnakali and Kapil Yadav and Smita Sinha},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  volume={102 1},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the burden of diabetes mellitus and pre-diabetes in tribal populations of India. METHODS The authors reviewed studies from 2000 to 2011 that documented the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in various tribal populations of India. The search was performed using electronic and manual methods. Meta-analysis of data on point prevalence was performed. RESULTS A total of seven studies were retrieved. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus ranged from 0.7% to 10.1%. The final… CONTINUE READING


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