PMID: 12752355May 20, 2003Paper

Development and validation of the Diabetes Bowel Symptom Questionnaire

Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
C QuanM Horowitz

Abstract

Although gastrointestinal symptoms occur frequently, there is no validated measure of gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with diabetes mellitus. To develop the Diabetes Bowel Symptom Questionnaire. A questionnaire derived from previously validated symptom measures was compiled to assess all relevant gastrointestinal and diabetes items. Face and content validity were ascertained by expert review. One hundred and sixty-eight patients with diabetes mellitus completed the instrument, and reliability was evaluated by a test-re-test procedure 1 week later. Concurrent validity was evaluated by an independent physician interview (n = 33). Measures of glycaemic control (glycated haemoglobin and plasma glucose) were compared with self-reported glycaemic control on a five-point Likert scale in diabetic out-patients (n = 166). The questionnaire had adequate face and content validity. There was good to excellent test-re-test reliability for the gastrointestinal and diabetes items (median kappa: 0.63 and 0.79, respectively); concurrent validity was good to excellent (median kappa: 0.47 and 0.65, respectively), except for the items assessing the severity of gastrointestinal symptoms. Both glycated haemoglobin (P < 0.0001) and plasma glucos...Continue Reading

References

Nov 1, 1992·Journal of Clinical Epidemiology·S S CoughlinL R Wilkens
Oct 1, 1991·Gastroenterology·N J TalleyL J Melton
Jan 1, 1990·Journal of Clinical Epidemiology·D V Cicchetti, A R Feinstein
Nov 1, 1990·Mayo Clinic Proceedings·N J TalleyL J Melton
Feb 1, 1990·Archives of Internal Medicine·K I Ogbonnaya, R Arem
Oct 15, 1989·Annals of Internal Medicine·N J TalleyAlan R Zinsmeister
Mar 1, 1983·Annals of Internal Medicine·M Feldman, L R Schiller
Jun 1, 1994·Diabetologia·M Horowitz, R Fraser
May 1, 1993·Journal of Clinical Epidemiology·T ByrtJ B Carlin
May 1, 1993·Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology·E JanatuinenK Pyörälä
Aug 1, 1995·Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine·N J TalleyK J Paterson
Dec 23, 1995·Lancet·J Last
May 1, 1996·Diabetic Medicine : a Journal of the British Diabetic Association·E SchvarczC Berne
Mar 31, 1999·Diabetes Care·M F KongP E Harding
May 4, 1999·Clinical Autonomic Research : Official Journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society·M BittingerM Wienbeck
Mar 17, 2000·Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology·J A RicciC E Farup
Oct 12, 2000·Archives of Internal Medicine·D MalekiL J Melton
Feb 24, 2001·Diabetes Care·Christopher K RaynerM Horowitz
Apr 2, 2002·The American Journal of Gastroenterology·Peter BytzerM Horowitz
May 7, 2002·Digestive Diseases and Sciences·Reshmi SiddiqueChristina E Farup

Citations

Jun 17, 2009·The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences·Alberto PilottoIPOD Investigators
Sep 17, 2015·Current Diabetes Reports·Viktor József HorváthT Várkonyi
Mar 18, 2015·Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology·Naoyoshi NagataNaomi Uemura
Jul 20, 2016·Diabetes Therapy : Research, Treatment and Education of Diabetes and Related Disorders·Abigail Maisey
Jul 28, 2004·Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics·Adil E BharuchaAlan R Zinsmeister
Sep 17, 2008·European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology·Carolyn QuanM Horowitz
Apr 15, 2015·The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism·Shiree J PeranoJenny J Couper
Apr 2, 2019·The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism·Linda E WatsonTongzhi Wu
Sep 3, 2003·Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics·S C Howell, G D Eslick
Apr 22, 2016·Diabetes & Metabolism Journal·Sejeong ParkSang Youl Rhee
Apr 4, 2021·Journal of Clinical Medicine·Ditte S KornumKlaus Krogh

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Hereditary Sensory Autonomic Neuropathy

Hereditary Sensory Autonomic Neuropathies are a group of inherited neurodegenerative disorders characterized clinically by loss of sensation and autonomic dysfunction. Here is the latest research on these neuropathies.

Glut1 Deficiency

Glut1 deficiency, an autosomal dominant, genetic metabolic disorder associated with a deficiency of GLUT1, the protein that transports glucose across the blood brain barrier, is characterized by mental and motor developmental delays and infantile seizures. Follow the latest research on Glut1 deficiency with this feed.

Regulation of Vocal-Motor Plasticity

Dopaminergic projections to the basal ganglia and nucleus accumbens shape the learning and plasticity of motivated behaviors across species including the regulation of vocal-motor plasticity and performance in songbirds. Discover the latest research on the regulation of vocal-motor plasticity here.

Neural Activity: Imaging

Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.

Nodding Syndrome

Nodding Syndrome is a neurological and epileptiform disorder characterized by psychomotor, mental, and growth retardation. Discover the latest research on Nodding Syndrome here.

LRRK2 & Microtubules

Mutations in the LRRK2 gene are risk-factors for developing Parkinson’s disease (PD). LRRK2 mutations in PD have been shown to enhance its association with microtubules. Here is the latest research.