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Miscoding, misclassification and misdiagnosis of diabetes in primary care.

de Lusignan S, Sadek N, Mulnier H, et al. Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association. 2012;29:181-9.

This audit of electronic primary care registries in the United Kingdom found a significant incidence of misdiagnosis of diabetes, with problems including both overdiagnosis and misclassification of the type of diabetes.