Importance of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation-Indian Diabetes Risk Score (MDRF-IDRS) for mass screening of type 2 diabetes and its complications at primary health care centers of North India

@article{Khan2019ImportanceOT,
  title={Importance of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation-Indian Diabetes Risk Score (MDRF-IDRS) for mass screening of type 2 diabetes and its complications at primary health care centers of North India},
  author={Mohammad Mustufa Khan and Gyanendra Kumar Sonkar and Sangeeta Singh and Satyendra Kumar Sonkar},
  journal={International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-7}
}
Diabetes in combination with abdominal obesity and hypertension is the leading cause of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and death. Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) increases CVD risk in two- to fourfold. The prevalence of CVD is constantly rising in India and is higher in urban areas. In addition, more than 50% of diabetic patients are still undiagnosed in the general population. The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation-Indian Diabetes Risk Score (MDRF-IDRS) is a cost-effective and very simple tool, which… CONTINUE READING

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