Journal article

Associations between multimorbidity, all-cause mortality and glycaemia in people with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review

Jason I Chiang, Bhautesh Dinesh Jani, Frances S Mair, Barbara I Nicholl, John Furler, David O'Neal, Alicia Jenkins, Patrick Condron, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis

PLoS One | Public Library of Science (PLoS) | Published : 2018

Abstract

Introduction: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a major health priority worldwide and the majority of people with diabetes live with multimorbidity (MM) (the co-occurrence of ≥2 chronic conditions). The aim of this systematic review was to explore the association between MM and all-cause mortality and glycaemic outcomes in people with T2D. Methods: The search strategy centred on: T2D, MM, comorbidity, mortality and glycaemia. Databases searched: MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL Complete, The Cochrane Library, and SCOPUS. Restrictions included: English language, quantitative empirical studies. Two reviewers independently carried out: abstract and full text screening, data extraction, and quality appraisal. Di..

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