Short-term mortality risk in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes: the population-based Registry of the Province of Turin, Italy.

@article{Bruno2009ShorttermMR,
  title={Short-term mortality risk in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes: the population-based Registry of the Province of Turin, Italy.},
  author={Graziella Bruno and Franco Cerutti and Franco Merletti and Giulia Novelli and Francesco Panero and Chiara Zucco and Paolo Cavallo-Perin},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          340-4
        }
}
Short-term mortality risk in young diabetic people is an indicator of quality of care. We assessed this in the Italian incident population-based registry of Turin. The study base included 1210 incident cases (n=677 aged 0-14 years and n=533 aged 15-29 years) with diabetes, onset period 1974-2000 in the Province of Turin, Italy. The relevant timescale for analysis was the time since the onset of diabetes to death, or till 31 December 2003. Standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for all-cause… CONTINUE READING

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