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Shifting from glucose diagnosis to the new HbA1c diagnosis reduces the capability of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) to screen for glucose abnormalities within a real-life primary healthcare preventive strategy.

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BACKGROUND: To investigate differences in the performance of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) as a screening tool for glucose abnormalities after shifting from glucose-based diagnostic criteria to the proposed new hemoglobin (Hb)A1c-based criteria. METHODS: A cross-sectional primary-care study was conducted as the first part of an active real-life lifestyle intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes within a high-risk Spanish Mediterranean population. Individuals without diabetes aged...

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Peer Reviewed
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10.1186/1741-7015-11-45

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Instituto de Salud Carlos III More from this funder
Generalitat de Catalunya More from this funder
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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BMC medicine Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article no. 45
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
URN:
uuid:59f6d6c4-2766-4004-9aef-dd8c26f3e1bd
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401029
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pubs:401029

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