Prevalence of GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) in Type 2 diabetes and a comparison of clinical profiles between diabetic patients with and without GORD.

@article{Horikawa2009PrevalenceOG,
  title={Prevalence of GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) in Type 2 diabetes and a comparison of clinical profiles between diabetic patients with and without GORD.},
  author={Ayumi Horikawa and Reiko Ishii-Nozawa and M Ohguro and Shizuko Takagi and M Ohtuji and Masahiko Yamada and Nanori Kuzuya and Noriko Ujihara and Makoto Ujihara and Kazuma Takeuchi},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={228-33}
}
AIMS To examine the incidence of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and its associated factors in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (Type 2 DM). METHODS In 859 Type 2 DM outpatients, we conducted a QUEST inquiry and considered those showing a QUEST score of 4 or higher as having GORD. We surveyed clinical variables (physical findings, gender, age, duration of disease, glycated haemoglobin (HbA(1c)), type of oral glucose-lowering agent, presence or absence of insulin therapy… CONTINUE READING