Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Wong2013DiabetesAR,
  title={Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Evelyn M M Wong and Kathryn Backholer and Emma Gearon and Jessica L. Harding and Rosanne Freak-Poli and Christopher E. Stevenson and Anna Peeters},
  journal={The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology},
  year={2013},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={106-14}
}
BACKGROUND According to previous reports, the risk of disability as a result of diabetes varies from none to double. Disability is an important measure of health and an estimate of the risk of disability as a result of diabetes is crucial in view of the global diabetes epidemic. We did a systematic review and meta-analysis to estimate this risk. METHODS We searched Ovid, Medline, Embase, Cochrane Library, and Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature up to Aug 8, 2012. We… CONTINUE READING
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