Diabetes mellitus and hypertension based on the family history and 2-h postprandial blood sugar in the Ann-Lo district (northern Taiwan).


From July 1988 to June 1990, we performed an epidemiological study on the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM) in the Ann-Lo district, a suburban area of Northern Taiwan. One third of the population in the district was randomly sampled. A total of 9087 persons were screened with 67.4% participating. Following completion of the questionnaire… (More)