Sarah Penfold

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of known and undetected diabetes diagnosed either by an elevated fasting baseline sample or by a 2-h post-glucose load sample in a group of residents of care homes in an urban-district setting. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We completed individual interviews with patients and caregivers in 30 care homes (both(More)
BACKGROUND Individuals with personality disorders often have extensive involvement with healthcare services including frequent utilisation of emergency departments. AIMS The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with emergency department presentations by individuals with personality disorders. METHOD A 12-month retrospective data analysis(More)
BACKGROUND Overlap of aetiological factors and demographic characteristics with clinical observations of comorbidity has been documented in fibromyalgia syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and borderline personality disorder (BPD). AIMS The purpose of this study was to assess the association of BPD with fibromyalgia syndrome and CFS. The authors(More)
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