Prevalence of diabetes among Han, Manchu and Korean ethnicities in the Mudanjiang area of China: a cross-sectional survey

@inproceedings{Feng2012PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetes among Han, Manchu and Korean ethnicities in the Mudanjiang area of China: a cross-sectional survey},
  author={Yan Feng and Yumei Yang and Xuesong Ma and Kaiting Chen and Nannan Wu and Dongmei Wang and Pengjie Li and Minnan Wang and Qiang Li and Jinchao Zhang},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Rapid socioeconomic development resulting in changing lifestyles and life expectancy appears to be accompanied by an increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Genetic predisposition related to ethnicity is a major determinant of diabetes risk. This study investigates the prevalences of diabetes and prediabetes in different ethnic populations residing in the Mudanjiang area located in the northeast of China. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was carried out among Han, Manchu and… CONTINUE READING
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