Mortality of patients with type 2 diabetes in Taiwan: a 10-year nationwide follow-up study.

@article{Lin2015MortalityOP,
  title={Mortality of patients with type 2 diabetes in Taiwan: a 10-year nationwide follow-up study.},
  author={Wei-Hung Lin and Chih-Hui Hsu and Hua-Fen Chen and Chi-Chu Liu and Chung-Yi Li},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={178-86}
}
AIMS This study aims to investigate the distribution of underlying-causes-of-death (UCOD) among deceased patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in Taiwan and assess the influence of socio-demographic characteristics on mortality in type 2 DM patients. METHODS A cohort study on patients who sought medical care for type 2 DM from 2000 to 2008 was conducted on 65,599 type 2 DM patients retrieved from the 1-million beneficiaries randomly selected from Taiwan's National Health Insurance… CONTINUE READING