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    Diabetes in Africa: the situation in the Seychelles
    • Pascal Bovet, MD
    • Other Contributors:
      • Anne Gabriel, Conrad Shamlaye, Fred Paccaud

    Professor NS Levitt recently reviewed the epidemiology, management and health care challenges related to diabetes in Africa [1], however not including data from the Seychelles. We would like to add some information from the Republic of Seychelles, an island state located 1800 km east of Kenya where more than 80% of the population is of African descent.

    Based on two independent population-based surveys in 1989 an...

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