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Screening for type 2 diabetes following gestational diabetes: family physician and patient perspectives.

Authors
  • Keely, Erin
  • Clark, Heather
  • Karovitch, Alan
  • Graham, Ian
Type
Published Article
Journal
Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2010
Volume
56
Issue
6
Pages
558–563
Identifiers
PMID: 20547525
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This follow-up survey demonstrates that PCPs and patients value the importance of screening for diabetes, identify the PCP as pivotal to screening, and appreciate a reminder strategy. There continue to be barriers that affect screening rates, despite the perceived importance of screening by PCPs and patients.

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