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Testing for type 2 diabetes in Indigenous Australians: guideline recommendations and current practice

Paul, Christine L.; Ishiguchi, Paul; D'Este, Catherine; Shaw, Jonathan; Sanson-Fisher, Robert W.; Forshaw, Kristy; Bisquera, Alessandra; Robinson, Jennifer; Koller, Claudia E.; Eades, Sandra


Objectives: To determine the proportion of Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Service (ACCHS) patients tested according to three national diabetes testing guidelines; to investigate whether specific patient characteristics were associated with being tested. Design, setting and participants: Cross-sectional study of 20 978 adult Indigenous Australians not diagnosed with diabetes attending 18 ACCHSs across Australia. De-identified electronic whole service data for July 2010 - June 2013 were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.5694/mja16.00769
Access Rights: Open access via publisher website
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