Diabetes Mellitus-Prevalence and associated cardiovascular risk factors in a Saudi suburban community

@inproceedings{Osaimi2015DiabetesMA,
  title={Diabetes Mellitus-Prevalence and associated cardiovascular risk factors in a Saudi suburban community},
  author={Saleh M. Al Osaimi},
  year={2015}
}
  • Saleh M. Al Osaimi
  • Published 2015
The study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its risk factors among the attendees of primary health care centers in a Saudi suburban community. A cross-sectional survey was conducted during March and April 2002. Out of eight satellite clinics, four clinics were selected by using systematic random sampling. All 451 attendees older than 18 years were included in the study sample, but 71 of them refused to undergo the blood investigations. Thus, three hundred… CONTINUE READING