An estimate of diabetes prevalence from a national population sample: a male excess.

@article{Welborn1989AnEO,
  title={An estimate of diabetes prevalence from a national population sample: a male excess.},
  author={Timothy Alexander Welborn and Christopher Glatthaar and Davina E Whittall and Steve Bennett},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1989},
  volume={150 2},
  pages={78-81}
}
We report the prevalence of diabetes in a population sample of 10,083 persons who were aged 25 to 64 years in eight city centres. One hundred and sixty-nine persons were known to have diabetes and 48 persons were newly-discovered to have diabetes on the basis of fasting hyperglycaemia (plasma glucose level, equal to or greater than 7.8 mmol/L). Type-1 diabetes was identified by clinical criteria and accounted for 19% of cases of known diabetes, but this proportion ranged from 67% of persons… CONTINUE READING