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Overweight and Obesity in Saudi Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus


  • Khalid S Aljabri
  • Samia A Bokhari
  • Muneera A Alshareef
  • Patan M Khan

    (Department of Endocrinology, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

  • Bandari K Aljabri

    (College of medicine, Um Al Qura University, Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)


Worldwide epidemic exists with respect to diabetes mellitus, primarily because of increased rates of obesity. The trend of increasing obesity prevalence has increased at a faster rate in patients with T1DM compared to the general population. This cross-sectional study was conducted at Primary Health Care Clinics and the diabetes centre at King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital. A total of 237 Saudi with T1DM and 238 non diabtic patients (control) were randomly selected.

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  • Khalid S Aljabri & Samia A Bokhari & Muneera A Alshareef & Patan M Khan & Bandari K Aljabri, 2018. "Overweight and Obesity in Saudi Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus," Archives Of Diabetes & Obesity, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 1(3), pages 64-68, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:oajado:v:1:y:2018:i:3:p:64-68
    DOI: 10.32474/ADO.2018.01.000115

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