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© 2014 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. We report trends in type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity in adults residing in the Arabian Gulf States. Among the Saudi population, the prevalence of diabetes increased from 10.6% in 1989 to 32.1% in 2009. Prevalence of the disease increased faster among Saudi men than women, with growth rates of 0.8% and 0.6% per year, respectively.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.diabres.2014.08.019

Type

Journal article

Journal

Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice

Publication Date

01/01/2014

Volume

106

Pages

e30 - e33