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Diabetes and modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease: the prospective Million Women Study

Spencer, Elizabeth; Pirie, Kirstin; Stevens, Richard J; Beral, Valerie; Brown, Anna; Liu, Bette; Green, Jane; Reeves, Gillian K; Austoker, Joan; Banks, Emily; Church, Judith; English, Ruth; Patnick, Julietta


To compare the effect of potentially modifiable lifestyle factors on the incidence of vascular disease in women with and without diabetes. In 1996-2001 over one million middle-aged women in the UK joined a prospective study, providing medical history, lifestyle and socio-demographic information. All participants were followed for hospital admissions and deaths using electronic record-linkage. Adjusted relative risks (RRs) and incidence rates were calculated to compare the incidence of coronary...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1007/s10654-008-9298-3


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