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Prevalence and trends of the diabetes epidemic in South Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ranil Jayawardena12*, Priyanga Ranasinghe23, Nuala M Byrne1, Mario J Soares4, Prasad Katulanda2 and Andrew P Hills5

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1 Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

2 Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka

3 Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka

4 Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

5 Mater Mother’s Hospital, Mater Medical Research Institute and Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:380  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-380

Published: 25 May 2012

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