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Epigenome-wide association study of body mass index, and the adverse outcomes of adiposity
Approximately 1.5 billion people worldwide are overweight or affected by obesity, and are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related metabolic and inflammatory… Expand
Chronic kidney disease management in the United Kingdom: NEOERICA project results.
Early identification of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may allow health-care systems to implement interventions aimed at decreasing disease progression and eventual morbidity and… Expand
Epigenome-wide association of DNA methylation markers in peripheral blood from Indian Asians and Europeans with incident type 2 diabetes: a nested case-control study.
- John C. Chambers, M. Loh, +67 authors J. Kooner
- The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology
- 1 July 2015
BACKGROUND Indian Asians, who make up a quarter of the world's population, are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. We investigated whether DNA methylation is associated with future type 2… Expand
Using the Internet to conduct surveys of health professionals: a valid alternative?
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine whether Internet-based surveys of health professionals can provide a valid alternative to traditional survey methods. METHODS (i) Systematic… Expand
Creatinine Fluctuation Has a Greater Effect than the Formula to Estimate Glomerular Filtration Rate on the Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease
- S. de Lusignan, C. Tomson, K. Harris, J. van Vlymen, H. Gallagher
- Nephron Clinical Practice
- 25 February 2011
Background/Aims: Cases of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are defined by the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), calculated using the Modified Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) or, more recently,… Expand
Identifying patients with chronic kidney disease from general practice computer records.
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important predictor of end-stage renal disease, as well as a marker of increased mortality. The New Opportunities for Early Renal Intervention by… Expand
Patients’ online access to their electronic health records and linked online services: a systematic interpretative review
Objectives To investigate the effect of providing patients online access to their electronic health record (EHR) and linked transactional services on the provision, quality and safety of healthcare.… Expand
Assessing the prevalence, monitoring and management of chronic kidney disease in patients with diabetes compared with those without diabetes in general practice
- J. New, R. Middleton, +4 authors D. O'donoghue
- Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British…
- 1 April 2007
Aims To compare rates of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with diabetes and management of risk factors compared with people without diabetes using general practice computer records, and to… Expand
Codes, classifications, terminologies and nomenclatures: definition, development and application in practice.
- S. de Lusignan
- Informatics in primary care
The Primary Care Informatics Working Group of EFMI is working to help develop the core theory of primary care informatics (PCI). Codes, classifications, terminologies and nomenclatures form an… Expand
Incidence, Demographics, and Clinical Characteristics of Diabetes of the Exocrine Pancreas (Type 3c): A Retrospective Cohort Study
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to describe the incidence of diabetes following pancreatic disease, assess how these patients are classified by clinicians, and compare clinical characteristics… Expand