Anti-diabetic drug use and the risk of motor vehicle crash in the elderly.

  title={Anti-diabetic drug use and the risk of motor vehicle crash in the elderly.},
  author={Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and Linda E. L{\'e}vesque and Samy Suissa},
  journal={The Canadian journal of clinical pharmacology = Journal canadien de pharmacologie clinique},
  volume={13 1},
BACKGROUND Studies of the risk of motor vehicle crash associated with diabetes have produced conflicting results. OBJECTIVES To assess whether the use of anti-diabetic drugs among the elderly increases the risk of motor vehicle crash. METHODS The computerized databases of the various universal insurance programs of Québec were linked to form a cohort of all 224,734 elderly drivers that was followed from 1990-1993. Using a nested case-control approach, all 5,579 drivers involved in an… CONTINUE READING

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