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


Akyil R. C. , MİLOĞLU Ö., Olgun N., Bayrakdar I. S.

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.301.4238
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-69

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.