Temporal changes in the epidemiology of diabetes mellitus in Turkey: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Yılmaz M. B., Kilickap M., Abacı A., Barcin C., Bayram F., Karaaslan D., ...More

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.46, no.7, pp.546-555, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a serious public health problem. Despite various epidemiological studies reporting prevalence of DM in Turkey, there is no meta-analysis or systematic review evaluating these studies as a whole and assessing temporal changes in the prevalence of DM. In this meta-analysis, the studies that have been conducted in the last 15 years and which provide information on the prevalence of DM in our country are examined.