Diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance among Turkish immigrants in Sweden


Hjorleifsdottir-Steiner K., Satman I., Sundquist J., Kaya A., Wandell P.

DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.92, no.1, pp.118-123, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.12.011
  • Journal Name: DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.118-123
  • Keywords: Diabetes, Impaired glucose tolerance, Turkish immigrant, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, RISK-FACTORS, INCREASED PREVALENCE, UNITED-STATES, BLOOD-GLUCOSE, MELLITUS, RESISTANCE, ETHNICITY, OBESITY, STRESS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: To investigate whether the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) was higher among Turkish immigrants in Sweden, than in their area of origin in Turkey.