- Glucose intolerance and associated factors in the multi-ethnic population of the United Arab Emirates: results of a national surveyM Malik
Ministry of Health, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 69:188-95. 2005..To determine the prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glycaemia (IFG) and associated conditions such as obesity and hypertension, in the multi-ethnic, adult population of the United Arab Emirates in 1999-2000...
- Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children in the United Arab EmiratesM Malik
Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolism, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Obes Rev 8:15-20. 2007..732 (95% CI 0.591-0.912). This study demonstrates a high prevalence of overweight in children in the UAE. Prompt actions are needed to initiate preventative and interventionist strategies to reverse the trend of this emerging epidemic...
- Thyroid volumes in schoolchildren of the EmiratesF Azizi
Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
J Endocrinol Invest 26:56-60. 2003..53, p < 0.001). In schoolchildren in the Emirates, the best predictors of thyroid volume were BSA, height and weight. The thyroid volumes of the children in this study appear comparable with those reported in a European survey in 1997...