Population attributable risk for diabetes associated with excess weight in Tehranian adults: a population-based cohort study


BACKGROUND Little evidence exists regarding the magnitude of contribution of excess weight to diabetes in the Middle East countries. This study aimed at quantification of the impact of overweight and obesity on the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) at a population level in Tehran, Iran. METHODS Using data of a population-based short-term cohort… (More)


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