Reasons to Exercise Caution When Cosidering a Screening Program for Typr 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- The Observatory. Diabetes. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Nov2014, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p7
The article reports that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended prediabetes and diabetes screening for people who are at least 45 years old.
- Back to Wilson and Jungner: 10 Good Reasons to Screen for Typr 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Sheehy, Ann M.; Coursin, Douglas B.; Gabbay, Robert A. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jan2009, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p38
The author reflects on the issue of "Ten Good Reasons to Screen for Type2 Diabetes Mellitus," by J.M.G. Wilson and G. Jungner. He argues that screening for diabetes mellitus meets the Wilson and Jungner criteria for disease screening. He implies that the specific patient population to screen may...
- Predicting Risk for Diabetes: Choosing (or Building) the Right Model. Herman, William H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/2/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 11, p812
The article presents the author's views on the controversy related to the screening of type 2 diabetes mellitus in asymptomatic adults. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended that adults can be tested for diabetes only if they have symptoms of diabetes. However,...
- The Observatory. Diabetes. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Dec2015, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p6
The article informs that the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended screening overweight and obese adults between the ages of 40 and 70 for abnormal blood sugar testing and referring those with high blood sugar to intensive behavioral counseling interventions.
- Diabetes screening urged in patients with BP, lipid elevations. Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;Mar2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p17
Reports on the issuance of a recommendation in favor of type 2 diabetes screening among adults with hypertension or high cholesterol levels by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
- Screening for Type 2 Diabetes in Adults: Recommendations and Rational. // American Family Physician;5/15/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p2177
Presents an excerpt from the 'Recommendations and Rationale Statements' released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force which deals with screening for type two diabetes in adults.
- Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendation Statement. // American Family Physician;1/15/2016, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p132A
The article provides recommendation statement by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on the screening for abnormal blood glucose and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Topics mentioned include benefits of early detection and treatment, patient population under consideration, and test values for...
- Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Moyer, Virginia A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;3/18/2014, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p414
Description: Update of the 2008 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Methods: The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the accuracy of screening tests for GDM, the benefits and harms of screening before and after 24 weeks of...
- Who should be screened for type 2 diabetes? // Journal of Family Practice;Oct2008, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p639
The article presents a guideline from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an expert in primary care, related to screening for diabetes. The task force recommends screening for type 2 diabetes in patients with treated or untreated blood pressure of more than 135/80 mmHg. However, it...