Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, other cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular disease in Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in North West Europe: a systematic review.

@article{Uitewaal2004PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, other cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular disease in Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in North West Europe: a systematic review.},
  author={Paulus Uitewaal and Dean R. Manna and Marc A. Bruijnzeels and Arno Wilhelmus Hoes and Sheikilya Thomas},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={1068-76}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of diabetes, other cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality varies between immigrant groups in Western societies, but epidemiological data on these topics are scarce for Turks and Moroccan immigrant living in North West Europe. METHODS Medline and Embase were systematically searched for studies containing data on the prevalence of diabetes, cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in Turkish or Moroccan… CONTINUE READING

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