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Quest Diagnostics
Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into
America’s Health
Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
A series of reports from
Chronic Kidney Disease
Quest Diagnostics – the
Gestational Diabetes
world’s leading
Heart Disease
H1N1 Influenza
diagnostic testing
Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy
company – on health
Prescription Drug Misuse
conditions affecting a
Rotavirus
STDs in Pregnancy
large number of
Type 2 Diabetes
Americans
Workplace Wellness
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
Studies based on the
company’s national repository
of de-identified results from
more than 1.5 billion patient
encounters since 2000
“The Quest Diagnostics database not
only is larger than any of the existing
research studies but also provides more
current data.”
– Josef Coresh, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Epidemiology,
Biostatistics & Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
(referring to health trends
study on diabetes)
The largest private clinical laboratory
data repository in the U.S.
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
Builds on Quest Diagnostics’
medical, scientific and health
informatics expertise …
• Approximately 800 MDs and PhDs
• Original research in peer-reviewed
journals and at scientific conferences
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
… and collaborations with
scientists from leading
institutions
American Diabetes Association
Johns Hopkins University
National Jewish Health
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York University
Alliance of Minority Medical Associations
The National Kidney Foundation
Harvard School of Public Health
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
Published to inform health
care professionals, patients
and policymakers about the
status of the nation’s health
“The Quest Diagnostics Health Trends
Report … represents people across the
United States using a highly respected
and standardized laboratory
methodology.”
– Andrew H. Liu, M.D.
Associate Professor
Allergy and Clinical
Immunology
National Jewish Health
(describing the company’s
Allergies Across America
report)
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
Unique in scale and scope –
providing unprecedented
perspective on health issues
Allergies and asthma – 13.9 million tests
Gestational hypothyroidism – 502,000 tests
Chronic kidney disease – 6.2 million tests
H1N1 Influenza – 195,000 tests
Type 2 diabetes – 14.3 million tests
Gestational diabetes – 925,000 tests
Heart disease – 80 million tests
STDs (Chlamydia - gonorrhea) – 1.3 million tests
Workplace wellness – 261,000 tests
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
Published in peer-reviewed
journals, at scientific
American Journal of Obstetrics and
Gynecology
conferences and widely as a
public service
Interscience Conference on
Antimicrobial Agents and
Chemotherapy / Annual Meeting of the
Infectious Disease Society of America
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and
Metabolism
Obstetrics & Gynecology
PLoS One
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
Complements the Quest
Diagnostics Drug Testing
Index™, a benchmark for
national trends in workforce
drug positives since 1988
"The Drug Testing Index's findings
further amplify the substance abuse
success story of the past five years—we
are effectively pushing back against
illegal drug use."
– John Walters
Director of National Drug
Control Policy, President
Bush's "Drug Czar"
(commenting on the Quest
Diagnostics Drug Testing
Index)
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Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™
Laboratory Insights into America’s Health
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