Multiple chronic conditions in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prevalence and consequences.

@article{Lin2015MultipleCC,
  title={Multiple chronic conditions in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prevalence and consequences.},
  author={Pei-Jung Lin and David M. Kent and A. Winn and Joshua Cohen and Peter J Neumann},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={e23-34}
}
OBJECTIVES Multiple chronic comorbidities (MCCs) are an issue of growing significance in diabetes because they are highly prevalent and can increase disease burden and costs. We examined MCC patterns among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and identified specific comorbidity clusters associated with poor patient outcomes. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional analysis of 161,174 patients with diabetes using electronic health record data supplied by US providers in the… CONTINUE READING
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