Diabetes in Oman: comparison of 1997 American Diabetes Association classification of diabetes mellitus with 1985 WHO classification.

@article{AlLawati2000DiabetesIO,
  title={Diabetes in Oman: comparison of 1997 American Diabetes Association classification of diabetes mellitus with 1985 WHO classification.},
  author={Jawad Ahmed Al-Lawati and Ali Jaffer Mohammed},
  journal={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={12-5}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major public health problem in Oman. We evaluated the impact of the revised diagnostic criteria for DM adopted by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) on the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), and on the classification of individuals among the Omani population. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We used the dataset of the National Diabetes Survey, conducted in 1991 and involving 4682 subjects who did not have any missing data on fasting… CONTINUE READING
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