TITLE

One in three has diabetes or precursor

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Aug2006, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increasing prevalence of diabetes in the U.S., according to a study conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Comparison of data from 1999-2002 and 1988-1994 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey showed that 9.3 percent of adults aging 20 and above have diabetes in 1999 to 2002, while undiagnosed patients remained stable at 2.8 percent.
ACCESSION #
21816734

 

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