From "Changing Disease Definitions: Implications for Disease Prevalence. Analysis of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994" Effective Clinical Practice, March/April 1999. 2:76-85.
Figure 1. "Back-of-the-envelope" calculation of the number of patients who are considered "diseased" under the new and the old definitions of diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia. The difference is the number of "new" cases of disease.>