Study examines outcomes for routine diabetes screening

01/16/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Middle-aged and older adults who were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes through office screening had a worse baseline risk profile than those whose type 2 diabetes was diagnosed based on clinical signs and symptoms, a study indicated. Researchers found that the risks of stroke, heart attack or cardiovascular death at more than seven years were not significantly different between the two groups. The findings were published in the Annals of Family Medicine.

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