Prevalence of Type II diabetes in District Dir Lower in Pakistan

@inproceedings{Akhtar2016PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of Type II diabetes in District Dir Lower in Pakistan},
  author={Sohail Akhtar and Zahid Younas Khan and Muhammad Rafiq and Ajmal Khan},
  booktitle={Pakistan journal of medical sciences},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of type II diabetes and pre-diabetes and its risk factors in the District Dir Lower Pakistan. METHODS This study was a population based cross--sectional analysis of 1650 individuals of age 20--80 years, using cluster random sampling technique. After an overnight fast, diabetes and pre-diabetes were analyzed according to the World Health Organization recommendation. RESULTS The prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes was 11.1% and 16.0%, respectively… CONTINUE READING

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