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SCREENING FOR DIABETES MELLITUS IN COMMUNITY PHARMACIES IN BRAZIL: RESULTS OF A NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN

  • At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: FRADE, Joselia (Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Presidency assessor, Brazil)
  • Co-author(s): Cassyano Januário Correr: Federal University of Parana, Brazil
    Wendel Coura-Vital: Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil
    Josélia Cintya Quintao Pena Frade: Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazil
    Adriano Silva dos Santos: Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazil
    Eliete Bachrany Pinheiro: Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazil
    Mônica Soares Amaral Lenzi: Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazil
    José Vanilton de Almeida: Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazil
    Wesley Magno Ferreira: Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazil
    Hermelinda Cordeiro Pedrosa: Brazilian Society of Diabetes, Brazil
    Janice Sepulveda Reis: Brazilian Society of Diabetes, Brazil
    Karla Melo: Brazilian Society of Diabetes, Brazil
    Roberto Pantarolo: Brazilian Society of Diabetes, Brazil
    Walter da Silva Jorge João: Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazil
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Brazil has a high diabetes prevalence, reaching 8.9% of the population. It’s estimated that 5.7 million people in the country have not yet been diagnosed.

    Purpose

    Populational studies assessing the prevalence of high blood glucose levels in people with no previous diagnosis of diabetes are scarce. Thus, a cross-sectional study was

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Last update 13 May 2019

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