Causes of death and associated factors among patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in Taipei, Taiwan.

@article{Chen1999CausesOD,
  title={Causes of death and associated factors among patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in Taipei, Taiwan.},
  author={K T Chen and C. J. Chen and Martin Mao-Tsu Fuh and Kabayam M Venkat Narayan},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={101-9}
}
A cohort of 766 patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) from a general teaching hospital in Taipei, Taiwan were followed prospectively to assess survival experience and associated risk factors. Data were abstracted from the medical records and additional information was obtained from patients or their closest relatives using a structured questionnaire. Date and cause of death were determined from death certificates. Standardized mortality ratios were calculated by the… CONTINUE READING

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