Corrigendum: Increasing Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in a Rural Bangladeshi Population: A Population Based Study for 10 Years

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Diabetes Metab J. 2015;39(3):272-272
Publication date (electronic) : 2015 June 15
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1Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway.
2Department of Endocrinology, Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
3Unit for Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
4Executive Diabetes Care Centre, NHN, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
5ACT Diabetes Service, Division of Medicine, Canberra Hospital, Canberra, Australia.
6Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Diabetes Metab J 2013;37:46-53.

With regard to the paper by Bhowmik et al. (Diabetes Metab J 2013;37:46-53), the statement that the protocol was approved by the Norwegian Ethical Committee is incorrect. The authors deeply apologize for the imprecise statement. All the subjects were from Bangladesh and ethical clearance was approved only by the Ethical Committee from Bangladesh. All necessary information was collected from the participants following participant consent. The research was conducted following Declaration of Helsinki.

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