Diabetes mellitus in middle-aged people is associated with increased sick leave: the BELSTRESS study.

@article{Backer2006DiabetesMI,
  title={Diabetes mellitus in middle-aged people is associated with increased sick leave: the BELSTRESS study.},
  author={Guy G. De Backer and Françoise Leynen and Dirk A De Bacquer and Els Clays and Michel Moreau and Marcel Kornitzer},
  journal={International journal of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
In a prospective study of the association between self-reported diabetes mellitus and sick leave from work, 21,149 men and women, aged 35-59 years, participated. Prevalence of diabetes was obtained by questionnaire. Sick leave was prospectively obtained from departments of human resources in the year after the baseline survey. Outcome variables related to… CONTINUE READING