Outcomes of screening for diabetes in high-risk Hong Kong Chinese subjects.

  title={Outcomes of screening for diabetes in high-risk Hong Kong Chinese subjects.},
  author={Gary T.C. Ko and Juliana C. Chan and Lynn W.W. Tsang and Vincent Tok Fai Yeung and Chun Chung Chow and Clive Stewart Cockram},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={23 9},
OBJECTIVE To examine the significance of individual risk factors on the development of diabetes in subjects who underwent screening for diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 1,649 Chinese subjects underwent screening for diabetes. They were asymptomatic but had known risk factors for diabetes, including a positive family history of diabetes, a past history of gestational diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and/or dyslipidemia. Another 799 age-matched subjects from the community who… CONTINUE READING


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