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Sheikh Mohammed Saleem

Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India


  • Original Article   
    Finnish Diabetic Risk Score: A Tool for Predicting Risk of Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Author(s): Sheikh Mohammed Saleem*, S. Muhammad Salim Khan and Shah Sumaya Jan

    Objectives: The objective of the study was to assess the performance of the Finnish Diabetic Risk Score (FINDRISC) questionnaire for detecting and predicting risk of type 2 Diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in patients attending a primary health centre. Materials and Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study comprising 1530 adult participants, age (>20 yrs) attending Outpatient department of a primary health centre located at Harwan, district Srinagar without a diagnosis of T2DM. The risk of developing T2DM was assessed using the validated and widely used FINDRISC. Total Risk Score of each participant was analysed and compared. Results: Data on 1530 participants with unknown diabetes mellitus were analysed.46% of participants were male, and 54% were females. About 55% of participants were literate, 20% were .. Read More»

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