Cardiovascular mortality in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. A controlled study among 683 diabetics and 683 age- and sex-matched normal subjects

@article{Casiglia2000CardiovascularMI,
  title={Cardiovascular mortality in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. A controlled study among 683 diabetics and 683 age- and sex-matched normal subjects},
  author={Edoardo Casiglia and Gastone Zanette and Alberto Mazza and Valter Donadon and Carlo Donada and A. Pizziol and Val{\'e}rie Tikhonoff and Paolo Palatini and Achille Cesare Pessina},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={16},
  pages={677-684}
}
Although non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) is considered a major cause of death, the role of some independent risk factors in diabetic patients is under debate. In fact the prognosis of NIDDM diabetes varies considerably in relation to the individual risk pattern, and the different studies are not directly comparable because of differences in size, age and geography of the samples, and type of statistical analysis. The aim of the study is to identify the independent predictors of… CONTINUE READING

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