Temporal trends in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a rural community in Sri Lanka.

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In developing countries the prevalence of diabetes mellitus is reported to be lower in rural areas compared to urban areas. This difference has been attributed to lifestyle factors associated with the higher socio-economic status of those living in urban areas. However, recent clinical observations indicate that the prevalence of diabetes is on the increase… (More)

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@article{Illangasekera2004TemporalTI, title={Temporal trends in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a rural community in Sri Lanka.}, author={Upali Illangasekera and Samanthi Rambodagalla and Silumini Tennakoon}, journal={The journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health}, year={2004}, volume={124 2}, pages={92-4} }