Diabetes: how are we diagnosing and initially managing it?

@article{OConnor2006DiabetesHA,
  title={Diabetes: how are we diagnosing and initially managing it?},
  author={Patrick J. O'Connor and Edward W Gregg and William A. Rush and Linda M Cherney and Michael N. Stiffman and Michael Maurice Engelgau},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          15-22
        }
}
PURPOSE We undertook this study to examine the symptoms, clinical events, and types of health care encounters that preceded the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus in adults, and to examine changes in glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in the first year after a diabetes diagnosis. METHODS We conducted a historical cohort study of patients in a large multispecialty medical group in Minnesota. Among 55,121 adults who were continuously enrolled in the health plan and receiving care at… CONTINUE READING

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