Elevated serum total bilirubin levels are negatively associated with major diabetic complications among Chinese senile diabetic patients.

@article{Liu2017ElevatedST,
  title={Elevated serum total bilirubin levels are negatively associated with major diabetic complications among Chinese senile diabetic patients.},
  author={Miao Liu and Yihe Li and Jiaqi Li and Xianyu Lv and Yao He},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={213-217}
}
AIMS This study aimed to evaluate the association between total bilirubin (TBiL) and major diabetic complications among Chinese senile diabetic patients. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in all the cadre sanitariums in Beijing, between May 2012 and December 2014. All the diagnoses of diabetic complications were extracted from the medical records including chronic kidney disease, retinopathy, peripheral vascular disease, coronary heart disease, and ischemic stroke. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING