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Vascular outcomes in patients with screen-detected or clinically diagnosed type 2 diabetes: Diabscreen study follow-up

Klein Woolthuis, Erwin P.; de Grauw, Wim JC; Van Keeken, Susanne M.; Akkermans, Reinier; Van de Lisdonk, Eloy H.; Metsemakers, Job F. M.; Van Weel, Chris

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PURPOSE Screening guidelines for type 2 diabetes recommend targeting high-risk individuals. Our objective was to assess whether diagnosis of type 2 diabetes based on opportunistic targeted screening results in lower vascular event rates compared with diagnosis on the basis of clinical signs or symptoms. METHODS In a prospective, nonrandomized, observational study, we enrolled patients aged 45 to 75 years from 10 family practices in the Netherlands with a new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80461
Source: Annals of Family Medicine
DOI: 10.1370/afm.1460

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