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Microvascular disease and risk of cardiovascular events among individuals with type 2 diabetes: A population-level cohort study

Abstract:

Diabetes confers a two times excess risk of cardiovascular disease, yet predicting individual risk remains challenging. The effect of total microvascular disease burden on cardiovascular disease risk among individuals with diabetes is unknown.A population-based cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink was studied (n=49 027). We used multivariable Cox models to estimate hazard ratios (HRs) for the primary outcome (the time to first major cardiovas...

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Peer review status:
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology
Volume:
4
Issue:
7
Pages:
588-597
Publication date:
2019-05-20
Acceptance date:
2019-04-23
DOI:
EISSN:
2213-8595
ISSN:
2213-8587
Pmid:
27216886
Source identifiers:
627072
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:627072
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uuid:b6a93df4-03d6-42d9-babe-6fa71eb53789
Local pid:
pubs:627072
Deposit date:
2019-11-18

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