Clinical Profile of Long-Term Survivors and Nonsurvivors With Type 2 Diabetes

ADA Diabetes Care: April 5, 2013

OBJECTIVE To compare clinical profile of long-term survivors and nonsurvivors with type 2 diabetes (T2DM).

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS After conducting a retrospective survey of >200,000 case records, we identified T2DM survivors (>40 years of duration) and age at diagnosis and sex-matched T2DM nonsurvivors. Prevalence of complications and causes of death were analyzed. Retinopathy was diagnosed by retinal photography.  Read more