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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Resources, Bureau of Public Health, Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Health Statistics Center in [Charleston, W. Va.] .
Written in English



  • West Virginia.


  • Diabetes -- West Virginia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[written by Eugenia Thoenen and Helen M. R. Rentch].
ContributionsRentch, Helen M. R.
LC ClassificationsRA645.D5 T53 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL938277M
LC Control Number95622191

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  West Virginia's involvement with the BRFSS since its inception in (when only 15 states participated) has provided the state with a mechanism to measure the rates of cigarette smoking, smokeless tobacco use, hypertension, high cholesterol levels, tooth loss, obesity, physical inactivity, and diabetes over the years. Now that there is a plethora of clinical trial data with clinically meaningful end points proving that the burden of diabetes can be improved by a variety of interventions, including glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control; the use of statins, ACE inhibitors, and aspirin; appropriately timed laser therapy for diabetic retinopathy; and screening of feet at high risk for neuropathic ulcers. CDC Diabetes State Burden Toolkit. Estimated Years of Life Lost (YLL) due to Diabetes, United States, Years of life lost (YLL) due to diabetes measure the number of deaths due to diabetes as a proportion of the total YLL lost in the population due to premature mortality multiplied by a standard life expectancy at the age at which death occurs.   The rate of diabetes-attributable limitations in IADLs population ranged from 25 in Wisconsin to in West Virginia, with a median of 80 in Wyoming and Kansas. The rate of diabetes-attributable cases of SVI or blindness population ranged from 19 in Wisconsin to in West Virginia, with a median of 52 in Michigan.