Risk of Malignant Neoplasm of the Pancreas in Relation to Diabetes

@inproceedings{Chen2011RiskOM,
  title={Risk of Malignant Neoplasm of the Pancreas in Relation to Diabetes},
  author={Hua-Fen Chen and Peter Chen and Chung-Yi Li},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE We prospectively assessed the age- and sex-specific incidence and relative risk of malignant neoplasm of the pancreas in Taiwan's diabetic population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 615,532 diabetic patients and 614,871 age- and sex-matched control subjects were linked to inpatient claims (2000-2006) to identify the admissions for malignant neoplasm of the pancreas (ICD-9: 157). The Cox proportional hazards regression model was used to estimate the age- and sex-specific… CONTINUE READING