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A Study on Knowledge, Perceptions and Attitudes about Screening and Diagnosis of Diabetes in Saudi Population

@inproceedings{AlQahtani2017ASO,
  title={A Study on Knowledge, Perceptions and Attitudes about Screening and Diagnosis of Diabetes in Saudi Population},
  author={Saeed M. Al-Qahtani and Talal Alqahtani and N. Aljahdali and Rehab Abdullah Mohammad and R. Alradadi and Wafaa Abdullah Aziz Al. Shehri},
  year={2017}
}
Introduction: Timely screening and treatment of diabetes can considerably reduce associated health adverse effects. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the knowledge about diabetes and perceptions and attitude about screening and early diagnosis of diabetes among the population. Methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire-based study conducted among non-diabetes adult people attending primary health care centers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Participants’ knowledge about diabetes risk factors and… CONTINUE READING
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