Ethnic differences among Chinese, Malay and Indian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Singapore.

@article{Hong2004EthnicDA,
  title={Ethnic differences among Chinese, Malay and Indian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Singapore.},
  author={Ching Ye Hong and Kee Seng Chia and Kakra Hughes and Susie Lu Ling},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={154-60}
}
INTRODUCTION Ethnic differences exist in patients with diabetes mellitus. Not much is known about such differences in Asian populations. The aim of the study was to determine ethnic differences among Chinese, Malay and Indian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Singapore. METHODS The study design was cross-sectional, involving 967 patients who were attending follow-up care for type 2 diabetes mellitus at a primary care clinic. Data collection was by patient interview, examination, and… CONTINUE READING