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The growing burden of diabetes mellitus in the US elderly population.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is growing worldwide. Consequently, there has been increased emphasis on primary and secondary prevention of diabetes. To our knowledge, whether there have been actual improvements in outcomes in the last decade or so has not been documented in a nationally representative sample. METHODS: We undertook this study to examine trends in rates of occurrence of diabetes and its complications in persons older than 65 years in the United States. Nation...

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Journal:
Archives of internal medicine
Volume:
168
Issue:
2
Pages:
192-199
Publication date:
2008-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-3679
ISSN:
0003-9926
URN:
uuid:001c0107-c18f-4fdb-ab09-8187c1e5dac5
Source identifiers:
244757
Local pid:
pubs:244757

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