Vol 69, No 3 (2018)
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A study of the application of EZSCAN in pilots and in the general population

Ling Li, Xin-Yan Wang, Shu-Qiang Jiang, Yu-Hong Qin, Yan-Yan Zhou
Pubmed: 29952415
Endokrynol Pol 2018;69(3):259-263.


Objective: This study aims to evaluate EZSCAN detection in pilots and the general population, and determine the significance of EZSCAN detection in the identification of a pilot’s health. Methods: A total of 87 cases of non-diabetic Air Force pilots (pilot group) and 49 cases from the general population without diabetes were collected. These two groups of subjects underwent EZSCAN detection, as well as the detection of blood glucose, lipid and uric acid levels. Results: Subjects in the pilot group had the highest detection rate of no risk and the lowest detection rate of high risk, while the general population had the highest detection rate of high risk, followed by low risk. The difference in diabetic risk between these two groups were statistically significant (P < 0.01). Various indicators were compared according to different risk levels. In the no risk group, age, BMI and the triglyceride of pilots were lower than in the general population; and the difference was statistically significant (P < 0.05). In high risk group, BMI and blood uric acid of pilots were lower than in the general population; and the difference was statistically significant (P < 0.05). Conclusions: BMI and blood uric acid are positively correlated to diabetic risk. The EZSCAN detection system can be used for assessment of pilot’s diabetic risk, and has certain significance in a pilot’s health identification.

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