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Mortality from diabetic renal disease: a hidden epidemic

Rao, Chalapati; Adair, Timothy; Bain, Christopher; Doi, Suhail

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Background: Population-level mortality indicators can be useful outcome measures of diabetes care. Death registration systems serve as the main source of data for such measures. However, standard mortality indicators based on underlying causes do not adequately reflect the burden from diabetic renal disease. Methods: This article presents findings from analysis of multiple causes of death available from death registration data for Australia and USA. Both countries use an automated system that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102715
Source: European Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckq205

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