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Macrovascular complications and their associated risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients in Sana'a city, Yemen.
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PMID:  21469567     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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A cross-sectional survey in Sana'a city, Yemen, aimed to determine the prevalence of preventable macrovascular complications and their association with glycaemic control and other risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Some features of macrovascular disease were found in 79 (25.4%) of the 311 patients: 17.8% had coronary heart disease, 9.1% had peripheral vascular disease and 5.8% had cerebrovascular disease. Significant positive associations were found between coronary heart disease and age, duration of DM, systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and insulin treatment. Peripheral vascular disease was associated with male sex, age, duration of DM and current tobacco smoking. Cerebrovascular disease was associated with systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and insulin treatment.
Authors:
A Al-Khawlani; Z A Atef; A Al-Ansi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de santé de la Méditerranée orientale = al-Majallah al-ṣiḥḥīyah li-sharq al-mutawassiṭ     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1020-3397     ISO Abbreviation:  East. Mediterr. Health J.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9608387     Medline TA:  East Mediterr Health J     Country:  Egypt    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  851-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sano'a, Al-Thawra Teaching Hospital, Sona'a, Yemen. aalkhawlani@yemen.net.ye
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