TITLE

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK PROFILES IN A COHORT OF NEW DIAGNOSIS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES. STUDY OF THE CASTILLA Y LEÓN SENTINEL NETWORK

AUTHOR(S)
Alonso, T. V; Costa, M. G.; Alonso, J. E. L.; Arribas, S. F.; Sanz, R. A.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Aug2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 58, pA123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Diabetes type 2 is one of the main health problems in industrialized countries. As a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, a risk profile of patients at diagnosis is essential in secondary prevention, therapy and prognosis. The objective of this communication is to describe this cardiovascular risk profile in a cohort of new diagnosis of diabetes type 2 in Castilla y León, Spain. In 4 years, since 2000 to 2003,781 cases of diabetes type 2 have been notified to the Castilla y León Sentinel network 420 males and 359 females aged 15 years and over.
ACCESSION #
14439173

 

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