High prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and abnormal glucose tolerance in the Iranian urban population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study

@article{Hadaegh2008HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and abnormal glucose tolerance in the Iranian urban population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study},
  author={Farzad Hadaegh and Mohammad Reza Bozorgmanesh and Asghar Ghasemi and Hadi Harati and Navid Saadat and Fereidoun Azizi},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={176 - 176}
}
BACKGROUND To estimate the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), and combined IFG/IGT in a large urban Iranian population aged > or = 20 years. METHODS The study population included 9,489 participants of the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study with full relevant clinical data. Age-standardized prevalence of diabetes and glucose intolerance categories were reported according to the 2003 American Diabetes… CONTINUE READING
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