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External validation of Indian diabetes risk score in a rural community of central India

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Author(s): Rajnish Joshi | Minal Ambade | Bharati Taksande

Journal: Journal of Biophysical Chemistry
ISSN 2153-036X

Volume: 02;
Issue: 01;
Start page: 109;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus | IDR | Validation

ABSTRACT
Aim: To find whether the individuals of 45 years and more of rural area who are in higher tertile of Indian Diabetes Risk Score i.e. of IDRS of >60 as compared to those who are in lower tertile i.e. of /+ 60 was externally validated on our rural population. Conclusion: Our study demonstrated that the Indian Diabetes Risk Score (IDRS) can be reliably applied as effective tool for the mass screening of diabetes in the community.
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