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Diabetes mellitus, fasting glucose, and risk of cause-specific death.

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BACKGROUND: The extent to which diabetes mellitus or hyperglycemia is related to risk of death from cancer or other nonvascular conditions is uncertain. METHODS: We calculated hazard ratios for cause-specific death, according to baseline diabetes status or fasting glucose level, from individual-participant data on 123,205 deaths among 820,900 people in 97 prospective studies. RESULTS: After adjustment for age, sex, smoking status, and body-mass index, hazard ratios among persons with diabetes...

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10.1056/nejmoa1008862

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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
364
Issue:
9
Pages:
829-841
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:94aeee62-392b-47b2-83f1-ae7ea4802591
Source identifiers:
124298
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pubs:124298

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