Javier Díez Espino

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Nutrigenetic studies analyzing gene-diet interactions of the TCF7L2-rs7903146 C > T polymorphism on type-2 diabetes (T2D) have shown controversial results. A reason contributing to this may be the additional modulation by obesity. Moreover, TCF7L2-rs7903146 is one of the most influential variants in T2D-genetic risk scores (GRS). Therefore, to increase the(More)
OBJECTIVES To measure two functional dimensions (vitality and physical function) involved in the quality of life of the over-65s and to find what relationship they maintain with the commonest reasons for consultation. DESIGN Cross-sectional, descriptive study. SETTING Primary care. PARTICIPANTS Randomised sample of 179 patients over 65 from 14 primary(More)
OBJECTIVE To find the utilization of the health center medical services in Navarra and how it relates to characteristics of both doctors and population. DESIGN Descriptive study. SETTING Primary Health Care. PARTICIPANTS 167 family doctors (GP) from 31 PCTs. The daily on-demand, administrative and pre-programmed consultation in the records of the PCTs(More)
BACKGROUND In order to facilitate interprofessional collaboration and continuing education, it is necessary to define the family doctor (FD) work profile in ophthalmology and that this profile is accepted by FD and specialized doctors. METHODS A questionnaire with 42 activities and 18 skills, belonging to the scope of ophthalmology was sent to 20(More)
In 2010, the American Diabetes Association included glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) as a criterion for the diagnosis of diabetes with a cut-off point of ≥ 6.5%. However, there may be a substantial percentage of false negative results. Other scientific societies have accepted this approach but with slight differences. HbA1c complements, but does not(More)