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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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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...

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10.2337/diacare.20.9.1435

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Diabetes care
Volume:
20
Issue:
9
Pages:
1435-1441
Publication date:
1997-09-05
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EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
URN:
uuid:428228fc-268f-4911-beba-a782c52d2045
Source identifiers:
27820
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pubs:27820

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