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Title: An assessment of the interaction between socio-economic status and diabetes mellitus : the impact on cardiovascular disease, microvascular complications and diabetes prevalence
Author: Connolly, Vincent
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1997
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This thesis consists of four studies addressing the relationship between diabetes and socio-economic status. 1. Name: Cardiac risk factor clustering in diabetic persons of low socio-economic status (SES). Objective: To ascertain the prevalence of obesity, smoking, hypertension, hyperglycaemia and hyperlipidaemia in a cohort of diabetic patients and in seven socio-economic categories for insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). Conclusions: This study confirmed an inverse gradient of exposure to the major CAD risk factors and SES.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (M.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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