Glycemic control in Kuwaiti diabetes patients treated with glucose-lowering medication

Ameera Abdullah, Abdullah Alkandari*, Joseph C. Longenecker, Sriraman Devarajan, Ahmad Alkhatib, Rihab Al-Wotayan, Qais Al-Duwairi, Jaakko Tuomilehto*

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    10 Citations (SciVal)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)311-316
    Number of pages6
    JournalPrimary Care Diabetes
    Volume14
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - Aug 2020

    Funding

    Dr. Ameera Abdullah and Dr. Abdullah Alkandari performed the data analysis and drafted the manuscript. Prof. Jaakko Tuomilehto led the study design and concept. Dr. Joseph Longenecker and Sriraman Devarajan prepared the STEPS dataset for analysis, including data cleaning and recoding variables. Dr. Ahmad Alkhatib contributed to the initial study concept. Dr. Qais Al-Duwairi was the Chairperson of the Kuwait STEPS National Coordinating Committee, and Dr. Rihab Al-Wotayan was the Principal Investigator of the STEPS study. All authors were involved in the critical approval of the manuscript. The STEPS survey was funded by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health and supported by the World Health Organization . We thank the members of the national and regional committees and the field work teams involved in the survey. Biochemical measurements were conducted in the clinical laboratories of the Kuwait Cancer Control Center Clinical Laboratory. Appendix A This study was approved by the Ministry of Health Standing Ethics Committee for the Coordination of Medical and Health Research. Written informed consent was obtained from each participant. The study adhered to the Declaration of Helsinki ethical standards. 3

    FundersFunder number
    Kuwaiti Ministry of Health
    Ministry of Health Standing Ethics Committee for the Coordination of Medical and Health Research
    World Health Organization

      Keywords

      • Arab
      • Diabetes
      • Glycemic control
      • Kuwait

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