Prevalence of cardiovascular disease and risk factors in a type 2 diabetic population of the North Catalonia diabetes study.

@article{Jurado2009PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cardiovascular disease and risk factors in a type 2 diabetic population of the North Catalonia diabetes study.},
  author={Jer{\'o}nimo Jurado and Juan Ybarra and Pascual Solanas and Jacint Caula and Ignasi J. Gich and Jose Mar{\'i}a Pou and June Hart Romeo},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={140-8}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs), and their control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) at primary care settings from the North Catalonia Diabetes Study (NCDS). DATA SOURCES In this multicentre cross-sectional descriptive study, data were collected from a random sample of 307 patients with T2DM. The prevalence of CVD, CVRF, metabolic syndrome (MS), coronary heart disease (CHD) risk… CONTINUE READING

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