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An Useful Toolf for Diabetes Emotional Distress Assessment: Validation of the Romanian Version of Diabetes Distress Scale

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Health Related Quality of Life of Patients with Diabetes in Romania

R eferences 1. International Diabetes Federation. Diabetes Atlas. 7th ed. International Diabetes Federation, Brussels, Belgium, 2015. 2. World Health Organization. Global Report on Diabetes. 2016. 3. Moța M, Popa SG, Moța E et al. Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and prediabetes in the adult Romanian population: PREDATORR study. J Diabetes 8: 336-344, 2016. 4. Moța M, Dinu IR. The

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The Analysis of Prevalence and Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in Romania


Background and Aims Diabetes mellitus (DM) represents a worldwide health problem and a major epidemic during the past decades. The exact number of people with diabetes in Romania is unknown. The aim of this paper was to determine the number of subjects registered with diabetes in Romania. Material and Method: The Romanian Society of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases (RSDNMD) asked the representatives in charge with DM in each county about the total number of subjects registered with DM, the number of subjects with newly diagnosed DM in 2011 and their treatment (insulin or oral drugs). Results: There are 803,489 persons registered with DM, with a national prevalence of 4.21%. The lowest prevalence was observed in Ilfov (0.9%) and the highest prevalence (7.83%) in Bucharest. A total of 125,574 diabetics (15.62%) are treated only with insulin while 81,910 (10.19%) with combined insulin and oral medication. In 2011 have been registered 68.294 new cases of diabetes, with an incidence of 358.63/100,000 persons. The lowest incidence was 91.15 in Giurgiu county and the highest incidence was 718.94 in Arad county. Conclusions: There are large and unexplained differences between counties for both diabetes prevalence and incidence. Consequently, RSDNMD decided to start a national epidemiological study (PREDATORR) that will be carried out in 2013.

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The Prevalence of Arterial Hypertension in Romanian Adult Population: Results from the Predatorr Study

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Clinical and Therapeutic Characteristics of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Romania – Mentor Study

References 1. International Diabetes Federation. The Global Picture in IDF Diabetes Atlas Eight Edition 2017; 40:65, 2017 2. Roman G, Bala C, Creteanu G et al. Obesity and health-related lifestyle factors in the general population in Romania: a cross sectional study. Acta Endocrinologica (Buc) 11(1): 64-71, 2015. 3. Mota M, Popa SG, Mota E et al. Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and prediabetes in the adult Romanian population: PREDATORR study. J Diabetes 8(3):336-44, 2016. 4. KDIGO 2012 Clinical

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Validation of the Romanian Version of a Self-Administered Food Frequency Questionnaire

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Prevalence of Obesity and Newly Diagnosed Diabetes in the Roma Population from a County in the South Part of Romania (Călăraşi County) -Preliminary Results

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Correlation of Visceral Fat Area with Metabolic Risk Factors in Romanian Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

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Landmarks in the History of Romanian Diabetology

R eferences 1. Ionescu-Tîrgovişte C. Diabetul în România. Editura Briliant, Bucharest, 2001. 2. Ionescu-Tîrgovişte C. Istoricul diabetului zaharat. In: Ionescu-Tîrgovişte C (Ed). Tratat de Diabet Paulescu , Editura Academiei Române, Bucureşti, România, 2004, pp. 3-90 3. Vitzou AN. La secretion interne des reins demontree par les effect des injections de sang veineux renal defribine. J Physiol & Pathol Bucarest 1: 901-926, 1901. 4. Ionescu-Tîrgovişte C. The re-discovery of insulin. Editura Geneze, Bucharest, 1996. 5. Ionescu

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Prevalence of Hypoglycemia, Treatment Satisfaction, Adherence and Their Associations with Glycemic Goals in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Treated with Sulfonylureas: Findings from the Real-Life Effectiveness and Care Patterns of Diabetes Management (RECAP-DM) in Romania

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