National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2·7 million participants

@article{Danaei2011NationalRA,
  title={National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2·7 million participants},
  author={G. Danaei and Mariel M. Finucane and Yuan Lu and G. Singh and on behalf of the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Fact Group},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2011},
  volume={378},
  pages={31-40}
}
BACKGROUND Data for trends in glycaemia and diabetes prevalence are needed to understand the effects of diet and lifestyle within populations, assess the performance of interventions, and plan health services. No consistent and comparable global analysis of trends has been done. We estimated trends and their uncertainties in mean fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and diabetes prevalence for adults aged 25 years and older in 199 countries and territories. METHODS We obtained data from health… CONTINUE READING
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