Pattern of diabetes mellitus in the Sudan.


448 Sudanese diabetics were included in this study. 30% of patients were in the age group 40-50 years and only 6.3% had childhood diabetes. The predominant sex was female (64.5%). Obesity was found in 39% of patients, a positive family history in 66.5% and a history of diabetic ketoacidosis in 25.2%. 100 patients (below the age of 40) had a plain X-ray… (More)


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