Nicholas L. Syn, David E. Cummings, Louis Z. Wang, Lin J. Daryl, Joseph J. Zhao, Marie Loh, Zong Jie Koh, Claire Alexandra Chew, Ying Ern Loo, Bee Choo Tai, Guowei Kim, Jimmy Bok-Yan So, Lee M. Kaplan, John B. Dixon, Asim Shabbir: Association of metabolic-bariatric surgery with long-term survival in adults with and without diabetes: a one-stage met
The prevalence of UT2DM and prediabetes in our study was 7.6% and 22.9% respectively. However, a recent study carried out in the Bekaa, which is a rural area in Lebanon found that the estimates of diabetes and prediabetes were 26% and 8.5% respectively using a sample of 200 individuals. Nevertheless, the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes was reported to be 15% and 40.3% respectively in the Greater Beirut Area in a sample of 501 people . .