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Prevalence of undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in older British men and women.

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AIM: To estimate the prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in older British men and women, using the 1999 World Health Organization (WHO) thresholds based on fasting glucose measurements. METHODS: Participants in the British Regional Heart Study and the British Women's Heart and Health Study were selected from one socially representative general practice in 24 British towns. Included in this analysis were 3736 men and 3642 women aged 60-79 years (predominantly white)...

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Thomas, MC More by this author
Walker, MK More by this author
Emberson, JR More by this author
Thomson, AG More by this author
Lawlor, DA More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
789-793
Publication date:
2005-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:888b39de-4657-496d-8efb-5e0f17c76159
Source identifiers:
164873
Local pid:
pubs:164873

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