Effect of glycemia on mortality in Pima Indians with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Sievers1999EffectOG,
  title={Effect of glycemia on mortality in Pima Indians with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Maurice L. Sievers and Peter H. Bennett and Robert G Nelson},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={1999},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={896-902}
}
The effect of plasma glucose concentration on overall and cause-specific mortality was examined in 1,745 Pima Indians (725 men, 1,020 women) > or = 15 years old with type 2 diabetes. During a median follow-up of 10.6 years (range 0.1-24.8), 533 subjects (275 men, 258 women) died; 113 of the deaths were attributable to cardiovascular disease, 96 to diabetes-related diseases (diabetic nephropathy for 92 of these), 249 to other natural causes, and 75 to external causes. After adjusting for age… CONTINUE READING
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