Diagnosis of erectile dysfunction can be used to improve screening for Type 2 diabetes mellitus

August 20, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Jul 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To assess the diagnostic accuracy of four undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes mellitus risk scores accounting for erectile dysfunction status.

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An interview‐based study of nonattendance at screening for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes in older women: Nonattendees’ perspectives

April 3, 2018

SourceJournal of Clinical Nursing

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Date of publication: Mar 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study explored nonattendees’ perspectives on a screening programme for cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus among women aged 60–77 years.

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Development of a screening tool using electronic health records for undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose detection

February 26, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Feb 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To develop and validate a simplified screening test for undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose for the Slovenian population (SloRisk) to be used in the general population.

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Effect of screening for type 2 diabetes on risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality

October 16, 2017

A controlled trial among 139,075 individuals diagnosed with diabetes in Denmark between 2001 and 2009

Source: Diabetologia

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Date of publication: November 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: There is continuing debate about the net benefits of population screening for type 2 diabetes. We compared the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality among incident cases of type 2 diabetes in a screened group with those in an unscreened group.

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Glucose challenge test screening for prediabetes and early diabetes

October 17, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: October 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Glucose challenge test screening, followed, if abnormal, by an oral glucose tolerance test, would be convenient and more accurate than other opportunistic tests. Use of glucose challenge test screening could improve management by permitting earlier therapy.

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Mass diabetes screening ‘being considered’

June 7, 2013

Source: GPOnline

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Date of publication: May 2013

Publication Type: News story

In a nutshell: Officials are examining whether GPs and the wider NHS should screen the whole adult population for diabetes, with a decision due later this year.

Length of publication: 1 web page


How much does screening bring forward the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and reduce complications?

March 7, 2012

Source: Diabetologia Online First DOI: 10.1007/s00125-011-2441-9

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Date of publication:  Feb 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Report of a  parallel-group, cohort study of people aged 40–65 years, free of known diabetes, identified from the population register of a general practice in Ely, Cambridgeshire.  The researchers concluded that diabetes screening resulted in cases being identified on average 3.3 years earlier, but further evidence is needed to justify the introduction of population-based screening.

Length of publication: Various

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