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Prevalence and incidence density rates of chronic comorbidity in type 2 diabetes patients: an exploratory cohort study

Luijks, Hilde; Schermer, Tjard; Bor, Hans; van Weel, Chris; Lagro-Janssen, Toine; Biermans, Marion; de Grauw, Wim


BACKGROUND Evidence-based diabetes guidelines generally neglect comorbidity, which may interfere with diabetes management. The prevalence of comorbidity described in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) shows a wide range depending on the population selected and the comorbid diseases studied. This exploratory study aimed to establish comorbidity rates in an unselected primary-care population of patients with T2D. METHODS This was a cohort study of 714 adult patients with newly diagnosed T2D...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10-29
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Medicine
DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-10-128


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