Does Sickle Cell Disease Protect Against Diabetes Mellitus?: Cross-sectional study.

OBJECTIVES The co-existence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and sickle cell disease (SCD) is rare. This study aimed to explore whether SCD patients have the same DM prevalence as the general population in a country with a high prevalence of DM. METHODS This cross-sectional study included all SCD adult patients admitted to Salmaniya Medical Complex, Bahrain… (More)