High prevalence of diabetes among migrants in the United Arab Emirates using a cross-sectional survey
Nabil Sulaiman, Salah Albadawi, Salah Abusnana, Maisoon Mairghani, Amal Hussein, Fatheya Al Awadi, Abdulrazak Madani, Paul Zimmet, Jonathan Shaw
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018
The authors are enormously grateful for the support and financial assistance provided by Ministry of Health UAE, Sharjah University, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, and Sanofi (Dr Hisham Mahmoud [Medical Director, Sanofi Middle East] and Dr Mohammed Ismail [Medical Director, Sanofi Gulf Countries]). The authors also appreciate the great efforts of the members of The Diabetes Steering Committee (Professsor Hossam Hamdy and Dr Khalid Al Jabri) for facilitating and contributing to the study. Gratitude to Dr. Shomous Nugud for her role in arranging all edits of the manuscript and reviewing the required changes. Special thanks go to Dr Ashwini Shendge, Dr Majd Abdel Rahim and Ms Lina Al Zarouni for their role as research assistants. This investigator-initiated study was under the auspices of the University of Sharjah and was partially supported by Sanofi and Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute (Melbourne, Australia). Sanofi had no role in study design, data collection, data analysis, or writing of the manuscript. JES is supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council fellowship.