Prevalence of NIDDM and impaired glucose tolerance in a rural and an urban population in Cameroon

@article{Mbanya1997PrevalenceON,
  title={Prevalence of NIDDM and impaired glucose tolerance in a rural and an urban population in Cameroon},
  author={J-C. Mbanya and Jeanne Yonkeu Ngogang and J. N. Salah and E. Minkoulou and Beverly Balkau},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={1997},
  volume={40},
  pages={824-829}
}
The adoption of Western lifestyles is known to lead to increasing prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in Africa, yet epidemiological studies using standardised methods are rare. The prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance was determined in a rural and an urban community in Cameroon using the 75-g oral glucose tolerance test and the World Health Organization diagnostic criteria in 719 rural (292 men, 427 women) and 1048 urban (458 men, 590 women) subjects aged 24… CONTINUE READING
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