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Prevalence and projections of diabetes and pre-diabetes in adults in Sri Lanka--Sri Lanka Diabetes, Cardiovascular Study (SLDCS).

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AIMS: To determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and pre-diabetes (impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance) in adults in Sri Lanka. Projections for the year 2030 and factors associated with diabetes and pre-diabetes are also presented. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted between 2005 and 2006. A nationally representative sample of 5000 adults aged >or= 18 years was selected by a multi-stage random cluster sampling technique. Fasting plasma glucose was t...

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Katulanda, P More by this author
Constantine, GR More by this author
Mahesh, JG More by this author
Sheriff, R More by this author
Seneviratne, RD More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
25
Issue:
9
Pages:
1062-1069
Publication date:
2008-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:3d519d4f-8ae1-46d3-8670-091ff4b0f294
Source identifiers:
14611
Local pid:
pubs:14611

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