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C Teruel Maicas, J M Fernández-Real, W Ricart, R Valent Ferrer, M Vallés Prats
PURPOSE: To determine of the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in the general diabetic population in the Girona region and epidemiologic study of the related factors. METHODS: A population-based cross-sectional study of a randomised sample taken of 401 diabetics in the Girona region. Descriptive statistical analysis of the ocular lesions in relation to diabetic retinopathy and analysis of logistic regression in order to determine the related factors. RESULTS: 30...
February 2005: Archivos de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología
C E Cabrera Pivaral, A Novoa Menchaca, N M Centeno López
The profile of type-II non-insulin dependent diabetic patients is characterized by overweight; exogenous obesity originates from inadequate nourishment habits and, among other things, educational, cultural, and psychological conditions. With regard to metabolic deficiency control, the explanation is centered fundamentally on the patient's not getting a complete diet. This could be due to a lack of information about their illness, thus becoming a determining factor in their treatment. The purpose of this study was to analyze the level of knowledge, attitudes, and dietary education practices by means of a survey using the likert scale...
March 1991: Salud Pública de México
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