David W Firman

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OBJECTIVE To establish the prevalence and predictors of skin screening by general practitioners in regional Queensland. DESIGN Questionnaire administered to participants by professional interviewers via telephone. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Participants were 3100 adults aged > or = 30 years (66.9% overall response rate), selected from residents of 18(More)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Our thanks go first to the survey respondents for their willingness to participate and their time in answering the questions so that the findings could assist other people with diabetes. Our gratitude also goes to the three endocrinologists, Dr Michael D'Emden (Royal Brisbane Hospital), Dr Yong Mong Tan (Townsville General Hospital) and Dr(More)
Background This report provides an overview of data collected specifically in Queensland as part of a national study of diabetes prevalence and cardiovascular risk factors (The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study – AusDiab). Because Queensland Health was responsible for coordination and some staffing for the Queensland phase of the study, there(More)
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