TITLE

The folly of population screening for type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Kenneth G.; Marshall, K G
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/01/99, Vol. 160 Issue 11, p1592
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Questions the 1998 recommendation by the Canadian Diabetes Association that the entire adult population over the age of 45 in Canada be screened for diabetes. The recommendation based on opinion, not evidence; Screening for diabetes which will make people change their lifestyles; Results of the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS); Complications of established diabetes; Lack of evidence for the reduction of mortality by screening.
ACCESSION #
1906652

 

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