Prevalence of diabetes and its correlates in urban population of Pakistan: A Cross-sectional survey.

@article{Zafar2016PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetes and its correlates in urban population of Pakistan: A Cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Jamal Zafar and Danish Nadeem and Shahzad Ali Khan and Mudassar Mushtaq Jawad Abbasi and Faisal Ibn Aziz and Shabana Saeed},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={66 8},
  pages={
          922-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its associated risk factors in urban population. METHODS The cross-sectional study was carried out at four union councils of Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from May to September 2014, and comprised members of the general public.A questionnaire was administered to obtain information about demographic characteristics and risk factors. Anthropometric and blood pressure measurements were obtained from the participants. Venous blood samples… CONTINUE READING

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