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Gender differences and time trends in incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Sweden: A model explaining the diabetes epidemic worldwide today?
Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
2014 (English)In: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, ISSN 0168-8227, E-ISSN 1872-8227, Vol. 106, no 3, E90-E92 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Gender differences in type 2 diabetes in Sweden were studied based on a literature search. The male predominance in 1940s (male/female ratio 1.2-1.4 in the ages 10-55 years) increased over time especially in the age 45-64 years with a male/female ratio up to 2.

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2014. Vol. 106, no 3, E90-E92 p.
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Diabetes mellitus, Incidence, Prevalence, Gender, Sweden
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Endocrinology and Diabetes
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-241419DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.09.013ISI: 000346060800011PubMedID: 25451899OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-241419DiVA: diva2:781914
Available from: 2015-01-19 Created: 2015-01-12 Last updated: 2015-01-19Bibliographically approved

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