Severe hypoglycemia identifies vulnerable patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for premature death and all-site cancer: the Hong Kong diabetes registry.

@article{Kong2014SevereHI,
  title={Severe hypoglycemia identifies vulnerable patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for premature death and all-site cancer: the Hong Kong diabetes registry.},
  author={Alice P. S. Kong and Xilin Yang and Andrea On Yan Luk and Ronald Ching Wan Ma and Wing-Yee So and Risa Ozaki and Rose Z W Ting and Kitty K. T. Cheung and Chung Shun Ho and Michael Ho Ming Chan and Chun Chung Chow and Juliana Chung Ngor Chan},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={1024-31}
}
OBJECTIVE We examined the associations of clinical profiles in type 2 diabetic patients who developed severe hypoglycemia and their clinical outcomes, including death and all-site cancer. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A consecutive cohort of 8,767 type 2 diabetic patients with and without severe hypoglycemia in the 12 months before enrollment were recruited between 1995 and 2007, with follow-up until 2009. Severe hypoglycemia was defined by ICD-9 codes as hospitalizations resulting from… CONTINUE READING