An assessment of the interaction between socio-economic status and diabetes mellitus: The impact on cardiovascular disease, microvascular complications and diabetes prevalence

Connolly, Vincent (1997) An assessment of the interaction between socio-economic status and diabetes mellitus: The impact on cardiovascular disease, microvascular complications and diabetes prevalence. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Colin Kesson
Keywords: Epidemiology, Public health
Date of Award: 1997
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1997-71537
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 10 May 2019 14:21
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 14:21
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/71537

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