Prevalence of diabetes and effect on quality of life in older French living in the community: the PAQUID Epidemiological Survey.

@article{BourdelMarchasson1997PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetes and effect on quality of life in older French living in the community: the PAQUID Epidemiological Survey.},
  author={Isabelle Bourdel-Marchasson and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Dubroca and G. Manciet and Arnaud Decamps and Jean Paul Emeriau and Jean François Dartigues},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={295-301}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in older French subjects and to examine the different aspects of quality of life in an older diabetic population. DESIGN From a random sample of 2792 people older than age 65 living in the community, a diabetic sample was selected using three items from a questionnaire: Are you diabetic? Are you on a diabetic diet? What kind of medications do you take daily? Validation of the questionnaire was carried out previously to correct the… CONTINUE READING

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