Mortality experience of diabetic patients. A twenty-six-year follow-up study.

@article{Kessler1971MortalityEO,
  title={Mortality experience of diabetic patients. A twenty-six-year follow-up study.},
  author={Irving I. Kessler},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1971},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={
          715-24
        }
}
Abstract Mortality over a twenty-six year period was ascertained in a group of 21,447 diabetic patients in the Joslin Clinic in Boston. Analysis was by a comparison of the observed number of deaths with the number expected if the sex- and age-specific rates of the general Massachusetts population over the same period of time applied. Observed deaths from all causes were significantly in excess of the expected number in both sexes and in nearly all age groups throughout the period of study… CONTINUE READING
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