Prevalence of known diabetes in German adults aged 25-69 years: results from national health surveys over 15 years.

@article{Heidemann2009PrevalenceOK,
  title={Prevalence of known diabetes in German adults aged 25-69 years: results from national health surveys over 15 years.},
  author={Christin Heidemann and Lars Kroll and A Icks and Thomas Lampert and Christa Scheidt-Nave},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={655-8}
}
AIMS The few studies examining the secular trend in diabetes prevalence in Germany have yielded conflicting results. Therefore, using nationally representative samples of adults, we investigated whether the prevalence of known diabetes has changed over 15 years. METHODS Study participants were 25- to 69-year-old residents participating in nationally representative health surveys performed in the following time periods: 1990-1992, 1997-1999, 2002-2003, 2003-2004 and 2004-2005. Prevalences of… CONTINUE READING

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