Age and gender differences in the impact of diabetes on the prevalence of ischemic heart disease: a population-based register study.

@article{Wirhn2008AgeAG,
  title={Age and gender differences in the impact of diabetes on the prevalence of ischemic heart disease: a population-based register study.},
  author={Ann-Britt E Wir{\'e}hn and Carl Johan Ostgren and John M. Carstensen},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={497-502}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore age and gender differences in the impact of diabetes on the prevalence of ischemic heart disease (IHD) in a defined population. METHODS Data were obtained from an administrative health care register covering a population of about 415,000. The study included all patients aged 45-74 years diagnosed between 1999 and 2003 with IHD (n=11,311) and diabetes (n=10,364) by physicians at all primary health care centres (PHCs) and out- and inpatient clinics at all hospitals in the… CONTINUE READING