TITLE

Screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus to prevent vascular complications: updated recommendations from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

AUTHOR(S)
Feig, Denice S.; Palda, Valerie A.; Lipscombe, Lorraine
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/18/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 2, p177
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the recommendations of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on the prevention of vascular complications by screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Criteria to be used in determining the qualification of a patient for diabetes screening; Factors to be considered in screening patients for impaired glucose tolerance; Reason for the effectivity of using fasting plasma glucose test for screening. INSET: Evidence and Clinical summary.
ACCESSION #
15619388

 

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