Stanifer JW, Cleland CR, Makuka GJ, Egger JR, Maro V, Maro H, Karia F, Patel UD, Burton MJ, Philippin H. Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Complications of Diabetes in the Kilimanjaro Region: A Population-Based Study from Tanzania. PloS one. 11(11). e0164428. PMID: 27711179 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5053499
In sub-Saharan Africa, diabetes is a growing burden, yet little is known about its prevalence, risk factors, and complications. To address these gaps and help inform public health efforts aimed at prevention and treatment, we conducted a community-based study assessing diabetes epidemiology.