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Morbidity rate

Adverse outcomes per unit of observation (for example events per 100 person-years of follow-up).


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Clinical Insights in Diabetes Newsletter Archive

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Clinical Insights® in Diabetes Newsletter Archive

Cardiac outcomes after screening for asymptomatic coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes: the DIAD study: a randomized controlled trial

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Young LH, Wackers FJ, Chyun DA, et al for the DIAD Investigators.Cardiac outcomes after screening for asymptomatic coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes: the DIAD study: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2009;301(15):1547-1555. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the major cause of mortality and morbidity in patients with type 2 diabetes. But the utility of screening patients with type 2 diabetes for asymptomatic CAD is controversial.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: An Underrecognized Cause of Cryptogenic Cirrhosis

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Clark JM, Diehl AM. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: An Underrecognized Cause of Cryptogenic Cirrhosis. JAMA. 2003;289:3000-3004. Cryptogenic cirrhosis is a common cause of liver-related morbidity and mortality in the United States. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now recognized as the most common cause of cryptogenic cirrhosis.

Controlling BP in Hypertensive Diabetic Patients Reduces the Risk of Cardiovascular Events & Mortality Regardless of the First-line Antihypertensive Agent

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Grossman E, et al. High blood pressure and diabetes mellitus: are all antihypertensive drugs created equal? Arch Intern Med. 2000;160:2447-2452. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the available data to assess the benefits of antihypertensive therapy in hypertensive patients with diabetes mellitus.

Type 2 Diabetes and Maternal Family History: An Impact Beyond Slow Glucose Removal Rate and Fasting Hyperglycemia in Low-risk Individuals?

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Men Bjørnholt JV, Erikssen G, Liestøl K, et al. Type 2 Diabetes and Maternal Family History: An Impact Beyond Slow Glucose Removal Rate and Fasting Hyperglycemia in Low-risk Individuals? Results From 22.5 Years of Follow-up of Healthy Nondiabetic Men. Diabetes Care. 2000;23:1255-1259. Although an excess transmission of type 2 diabetes from mothers has been documented, whether this is an independent trait or whether the effect can be detected early through risk factors for type 2 diabetes remains to be elucidated.



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