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Prevalence of Obesity in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Yemen

Butheinah A. Al-Sharafi 1 , * and Abdallah A. Gunaid 1
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1 Department of Medicine, Sana’a University Medical School, Sana’a, Yemen
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  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: April 01, 2014, 12 (2); e13633
  • Published Online: April 1, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 18, 2013
  • Revised: December 29, 2013
  • Accepted: January 12, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.13633

To Cite: Al-Sharafi B A, Gunaid A A. Prevalence of Obesity in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Yemen, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2014 ;12(2):e13633. doi: 10.5812/ijem.13633.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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