Peripheral arterial disease in community-based patients with diabetes in Singapore: Results from a Primary Healthcare Study.

@article{Narayanan2010PeripheralAD,
  title={Peripheral arterial disease in community-based patients with diabetes in Singapore: Results from a Primary Healthcare Study.},
  author={Raj Mohan Lekshmi Narayanan and Woon Puay Koh and Jonathan Sk Phang and Tavintharan Subramaniam},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={525-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is an important complication of diabetes mellitus (DM), significantly associated with increased morbidity and mortality secondary to amputations, strokes and coronary artery disease. Information on DM patients with PAD is limited in our ethnically diverse population in Singapore. We aimed to determine the prevalence, risk factors and co-morbidities of PAD in patients managed for DM in the primary care setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross… CONTINUE READING

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