Table 2

Causes of death of 38 patients died during a median of 18 years follow-up time of 139 patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Cause

No. (M/F)


Cardiovascular

32 (14/18)

Cardiac arrest

8 (3/5)

MI

12 (5/7)

Heart failure

3 (2/1)

Stroke

9 (4/5)


Malignancy

2(0/2)

Lung cancer

1 (0/1)

Uterus cancer

1 (0/1)


Sepsis

2(0/2)


Acute hypoglycemia

1(1/0)


Suicide

1(0/1)


Total

38(15/23)


Abbreviations: MI = Myocardial Infarction.

Tofik et al. BMC Medicine 2009 7:39   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-7-39

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