Trends in the prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in association with obesity in Iran: 2005-2011.

@article{Esteghamati2014TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in the prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in association with obesity in Iran: 2005-2011.},
  author={Alireza Esteghamati and Koorosh Etemad and Jalil Koohpayehzadeh and Mehrshad Abbasi and Ali pasha Meysamie and Sina Noshad and Fereshteh Asgari and Mostafa Mousavizadeh and Ali Rafei and Elias Khajeh and Mohamadreza Neishaboury and Sara Sheikhbahaei and Manouchehr Nakhjavani},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={319-27}
}
AIMS To estimate the prevalence and trends of diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG), 2005-2011, and to determine the contribution of obesity to DM prevalence. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from Surveillance of Risk Factors of Non-communicable Diseases (SuRFNCD) conducted in 2005, 2007, and 2011 were gathered. DM was defined as presence of self-reported previous diagnosis or a fasting plasma glucose (FPG)≥7 mmol/L. IFG was diagnosed with FPG levels between 5.6 and 6.9 mmol/L… CONTINUE READING
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