Cardiovascular risk assessment in diabetes mellitus: Comparison of the general framingham risk profile versus the World Health Organization/ International Society of Hypertension risk prediction charts in Arabs - Clinical implications

Jawad A. Al-Lawati, Mohammed N. Barakat, Najla A. Al-Lawati, Masoud Y. Al-Maskari, Medhat K. Elsayed, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, Ibrahim S. Al-Zakwani

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Abstract

We estimated the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and its clinical implications among 1 110 Omani patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) using 2 different CVD risk tools: the general Framingham risk profile (GFRP) and the joint World Health Organization/International Society of Hypertension (WHO/ISH) risk prediction charts. The GFRP tool identified higher proportion of patients compared with joint WHO/ISH tool at 10-year CVD risk 10% to

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-342
Number of pages7
JournalAngiology
Volume64
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013

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Keywords

  • cardiovascular disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • general Framingham risk profile
  • Oman
  • World Health Organization/International Society of Hypertension risk prediction chart

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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