Prevalence of gallbladder disease in diabetes mellitus

Abstract

A study was undertaken to compare the prevalence of gallstone disease (gallstones observed on ultrasound or history of cholecystectomy) in 308 diabetics and 318 controls. There was a higher prevalence of gallstone disease (GSD) in diabetics (32.7%) compared to controls (20.8%;P<0.001 chi-squared test). However, when gender was taken into account, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02071404

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