Diabetes

Community-based diabetes screening feasible in barbershops

Community-based diabetes screening in barbershops owned by black individuals is feasible and can identify undiagnosed diabetes, according to a research letter published online Jan. 27 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Diabetes

Diabetes prevalence varies by race, ethnicity

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes varies by race/ethnicity and among subgroups within the adult Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian populations, according to a study published in the Dec. 24/31 ...

Diabetes

Total diabetes at 14 percent in U.S. adults for 2013-2016

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of diabetes was 14.0 percent among U.S. adults in 2013 to 2016, with prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes 4.3 percent, according to a September data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Diabetes

Prevalence of diabetes tops 20 percent among U.S. veterans

(HealthDay)—The overall prevalence of diabetes among U.S. veterans was 20.5 percent in 2013 to 2014, according to a study published online Dec. 14 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic ...

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Nearly one in four hospitalized patients has diabetes

One in four patients in a university hospital suffers from diabetes (22 percent), and again as many suffer from prediabetes (24 percent). These were the findings of a current study by researchers in Tübingen of the German ...

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