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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hauner, H; Hanisch, J; Bramlage, P; Steinhagen-Thiessen, E; Schunkert, H; Jöckel, KH; Wasem, J; Moebus, S 
Title:
Prevalence of undiagnosed Type-2-diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose in German primary care: data from the German Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk Project (GEMCAS). 
Abstract:
AIMS: Primary care physicians are gatekeepers of the healthcare system and thus responsible for screening, prevention and treatment of diabetes. Little is known about the prevalence of diabetes, impaired fasting glucose and factors that are associated with the risk of future development of diabetes and subsequent cardiovascular disease in unselected patients presenting to general practitioners. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A nationwide sample of 35,869 primary care patients screened in 2005 was...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
116 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
18-25 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0947-7349 
TUM Institution:
hrungsmedizin