Risk of stroke in people with type 2 diabetes in the UK: a study using the General Practice Research Database

@article{Mulnier2006RiskOS,
  title={Risk of stroke in people with type 2 diabetes in the UK: a study using the General Practice Research Database},
  author={Henrietta E Mulnier and Helen E. Seaman and Veena S Raleigh and Sabita S Soedamah-Muthu and Helen M. Colhoun and Ross Lawrenson and Cornelis de Vries},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={49},
  pages={2859-2865}
}
Risk estimates for stroke in patients with diabetes vary. We sought to obtain reliable risk estimates for stroke and the association with diabetes, comorbidity and lifestyle in a large cohort of type 2 diabetic patients in the UK. Using the General Practice Research Database, we identified all patients who had type 2 diabetes and were aged 35 to 89 years on 1 January 1992. We also identified five comparison subjects without diabetes and of the same age and sex. Hazard ratios (HRs) for stroke… CONTINUE READING
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