Pakistan National Diabetes Survey: prevalence of glucose intolerance and associated factors in Baluchistan province.

@article{Shera1999PakistanND,
  title={Pakistan National Diabetes Survey: prevalence of glucose intolerance and associated factors in Baluchistan province.},
  author={Abdus Samad Shera and Ghazala Rafique and I A Khawaja and Serena Baqai and Hilary King},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={49-58}
}
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and their relationship to age and obesity was estimated in a population-based survey in urban and rural areas in Baluchistan province, Pakistan. Cluster sampling of 834 adults (260 men, 574 women) in the urban and 570 adults (175 men, 395 women) in the rural areas was carried out. Oral glucose tolerance tests were performed in adults aged 25 years and above. Diagnosis of diabetes and IGT was according to the World… CONTINUE READING