Association of diabetes mellitus and dyslipidaemias in the Tehran population
AbstractThe aim of this survey was to evaluate the role of diabetes in the lipid profiles of the Tehran population. Measurements were carried out on 10 136 people aged 20-69 years for blood sugar, triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and HDL cholesterol and data were collected on medical history, physical activity, smoking and obesity. The prevalence of any type of dyslipidaemia in the whole group was 68.5% and of diabetes mellitus was 11.0% [10.6% in men and 11.3% in women]. The prevalence of dyslipidaemia in diabetics was 88.9%. There was strong association between diabetes mellitus and dyslipidaemia [P < 0.05]. In regression analysis, diabetes was the second most important factor after obesity in secondary dyslipidaemia
Ghoddusi, K., Ameli, J., Kachuee, H., Pourfarziani, V., Saadat, A. et al. (2008). Association of diabetes mellitus and dyslipidaemias in the Tehran population. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117477
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 14 (3), 647-653, 2008
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