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Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2013 Apr;100(1):e23-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2013.01.001. Epub 2013 Jan 23.

Brief report: Use of the Mini-Cog as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in diabetes in primary care.

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Institute of Diabetes for Older People, Beds & Herts Postgraduate Medical School, Putteridge Bury Campus, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK. sinclair.5@btinternet.com

Abstract

The Mini-Cog was shown to be a brief, acceptable and practical cognitive screen for older people with diabetes when administered by a primary care nurse. It could be integrated easily into the annual diabetes review and help to identify those who may benefit from extra help with their management.

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23352579
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10.1016/j.diabres.2013.01.001
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