OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of age at diagnosis on the initial prevalence and subsequent risk of the progression of diabetic tissue damage in patients with NIDDM. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: The prevalence of Q-wave myocardial infarction, absent dorsalis pedis pulses, retinopathy, absent ankle jerks, hypertension, and microalbuminuria were determined at baseline and at 3 and 6 years of follow-up in five consecutive 6-year age-cohorts of 3,027 newly diagnosed white patients aged between 3...Expand abstract
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U.K. Prospective Diabetes Study 22. Effect of age at diagnosis on diabetic tissue damage during the first 6 years of NIDDM.
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