The 5-Year Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Women Older Than 15 Years in Ankara, Turkey: A Population-Based Study


Maral I., Tutuncu N. B. , BAKAR C. , Durukan E., Budakoglu I. I. , Ozkan S., ...More

JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.58, no.6, pp.796-800, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.2310/jim.0b013e3181e44921
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.796-800

Abstract

Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a significant cause of morbidity and premature mortality especially in adults. In Turkey, there are few studies on DM incidence. This study aimed to determine the incidence of type 2 DM in women 15 years or older in Turkey.