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Identifying undiagnosed diabetes: cross-sectional survey of 3.6 million patients' electronic records.

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BACKGROUND: Around 1% of the UK population has diabetes that is either undiagnosed or unrecorded on practice disease registers. AIM: To estimate the number of people in UK primary care databases with biochemical evidence of undiagnosed diabetes. To develop simple practice-based search techniques to support early recognition of diabetes. DESIGN OF STUDY: Cross-sectional survey of 3 630 296 electronic records. SETTING: Four hundred and eighty UK practices contributing to the QRESEARCH database...

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10.3399/bjgp08x277302

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Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
58
Issue:
548
Pages:
192-196
Publication date:
2008-03-05
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:ee877448-c033-46c2-ae53-41ecb9cc9c57
Source identifiers:
221163
Local pid:
pubs:221163

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