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Identifying hotspots of type 2 diabetes risk using general practice data and geospatial analysis: an approach to inform policy and practice

Bagheri, Nasser; Konings, Paul; Wangdi, Kinley; Parkinson, Anne; Mazumdar, Soumya; Sturgiss, Elizabeth; Lal, Aparna; Douglas, Kirsty; Glasgow, Nicholas


The prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) is increasing worldwide and there is a need to identify communities with a high-risk profile and to develop appropriate primary care interventions. This study aimed to predict future T2D risk and identify community-level geographic variations using general practices data. The Australian T2D risk assessment (AUSDRISK) tool was used to calculate the individual T2D risk scores using 55 693 clinical records from 16 general practices in west Adelaide,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Primary Health
DOI: 10.1071/PY19043
Access Rights: Open Access


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