A comparison of three different diabetes screening methods among dental patients in Turkey


Akyil R. C., MİLOĞLU Ö., OLGUN N., BAYRAKDAR İ. Ş.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.30, no.1, pp.65-69, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.301.4238
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-69
  • Keywords: Diabetes, Undiagnosed diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Screening methods, RISK SCORE, TYPE-2, MELLITUS, PREVALENCE, TOOL
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: This study was conducted to describe the frequency of diabetes in dental patients, and to compare three different screening methods: the random finger plasma glucose (RFPG) test, the Finnish diabetes risk score (FINDRISC) survey and a special clinical guideline developed for dental patients.