Insulin-requiring diabetes in rural Ethiopia: should we reopen the case for malnutrition-related diabetes?

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We evaluated the incidence of insulin-requiring diabetes in a rural area of sub-Saharan Africa. Health surveillance data from a chronic disease programme in two zones of Ethiopia, Gondar and Jimma, were studied. The two zones have a population of more than 5,000,000 people. In Gondar Zone (1995–2008) and Jimma Zone (2002-2008) 2,280 patients presented with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00125-009-1433-5

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