Coronary heart disease mortality amongst non-insulin-dependent diabetic subjects in Iceland: the independent effect of diabetes. The Reykjavik Study 17-year follow up.


OBJECTIVES The main aim of this study was to estimate the independent risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) death associated with non-insulin dependent (Type 2) diabetes (NIDDM) and effect on life expectancy. DESIGN AND SETTING The Reykjavik Study is a prospective cardiovascular population study which started in 1967. A randomized selection procedure… (More)


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