Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Screening Guidelines

Document Type : Mini Review


Medicine, Quran and Hadith Research Center & Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Diabetes mellitus (DM), a non-communicable disease (NCD), is a major public health challenge worldwide. It is expected that the burden of DM will increase because of population growth, aging, and lifestyle behaviors. Thus, screening guidelines should be developed to prevent mortality and adverse consequences of late detection. In this rapid review, the screening guidelines of DM are reviewed and discussed.


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