Prevalence of chronic complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in outpatients - a cross-sectional hospital based survey in urban China

@inproceedings{Liu2010PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in outpatients - a cross-sectional hospital based survey in urban China},
  author={Zhao-lan Liu and Chaowei Fu and Weibing Wang and Biao Xu},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic complications are the major outcome of type 2 diabetes mellitus progress, which reduce the quality of life of patients, incur heavy burdens to the health care system, and increase diabetic mortality. The aims of this study were to describe the prevalence of chronic complications among urban Chinese type 2 diabetic outpatients; and to analyze the associations between chronic complications and patients' demographics, diabetic related clinical characteristics. METHODS This… CONTINUE READING

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