TITLE

Prevalence and risk factors of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in Nauru

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p719
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a research which has been conducted to assess the prevalence and risk factors of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in Nauru. The study is based on a survey to defined diabetes and prediabetes level in people. The result indicates that the prevalence of diabetes has been declined while it is a major problem in Nauru.
ACCESSION #
67070669

 

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