Identifying Individuals at High Risk for Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study

Schmidt MI, Duncan BB, Bang H, Pankow JS, Ballantyne CM, Golden SH, Folsom AR, Chambless LE 

OBJECTIVE: To develop and evaluate clinical rules to predict risk for diabetes in middle-aged adults. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities is a cohort study conducted from 1987-1989 to 1996-1998. We studied 7,915 participants 45-64 years of age, free of diabetes at baseline, and ascertained 1,292 incident cases of diabetes by clinical diagnosis or oral glucose tolerance testing.   

 

 


Schmidt MI, Duncan BB, Bang H, et al. Identifying Individuals at High Risk for Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Diabetes Care. 2005;28:2013-2018. 

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