oa South African Medical Journal - The social status of the African diabetic
|Article Title||The social status of the African diabetic|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University College of Rhodesia, Salisbury|
|Publication Date||May 1967|
|Pages||490 - 491|
|Keyword(s)||African diabetic, Endocrinology, Social status and Sociology|
It would be premature to say too much on the results of this limited survey, since Harare Hospital is an urban hospital with a preponderance of townsmen, yet there can be no doubt that they indicate that diabetes mellitus cannot be said to be an urban disease, or indeed that it is the circumstance of urbanization which has led to an increase in the incidence of diabetes.
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