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Diabetes mellitus type 2 and other chronic non-communicable diseases in the central region, Saudi Arabia (riyadh cohort 2): a decade of an epidemic

  • Nasser M Al-Daghri1, 2Email author,
  • Omar S Al-Attas1, 2,
  • Majed S Alokail1, 2,
  • Khalid M Alkharfy1, 2, 3,
  • Mansour Yousef4,
  • Shaun Louie Sabico1 and
  • George P Chrousos1, 5
BMC Medicine20119:76

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-9-76

Received: 9 March 2011

Accepted: 20 June 2011

Published: 20 June 2011

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Original Submission
9 Mar 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Mar 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nico Nagelkerke
26 Mar 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Arjumand Warsy
11 Apr 2011 Author responded Author comments - Nasser AL-DAGHRI
Resubmission - Version 3
11 Apr 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
23 Apr 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Arjumand Warsy
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
20 Jun 2011 Editorially accepted
20 Jun 2011 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-9-76

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Authors’ Affiliations

Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University
Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University
Clinical Pharmacy Department, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University
Health Affairs for Riyadh Region, Ministry of Health
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, University of Athens Medical School, Children's Hospital Aghia Sophia,