Estimating the Population Prevalence of Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Diabetes

Diabetes Care May 8, 2013

OBJECTIVE Health administrative data are frequently used for diabetes surveillance, but validation studies are limited, and undiagnosed diabetes has not been considered in previous studies. We compared the test properties of an administrative definition with self-reported diabetes and estimated prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes by measuring glucose levels in mailed-in capillary blood samples. Read more