Journal article

Impact of type 2 diabetes on hospitalization and mortality in people with malignancy

KV Kiburg, GM Ward, S Vogrin, K Steele, E Mulrooney, M Loh, SA McLachlan, V Sundararajan, RJ MacIsaac

Diabetic Medicine | WILEY | Published : 2020


AIM: To compare the characteristics of and outcomes for people with malignancies with and without a co-diagnosis of diabetes. METHODS: Emergency department and hospital discharge data from a single centre for the period between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2017 were used to identify people with a diagnosis of a malignancy and diabetes. Multivariate Cox regression models were used to estimate the effect of diabetes on all-cause mortality. A truncated negative binomial regression model was used to assess the impact of diabetes on length of hospital inpatient stay. Prentice-Williams-Peterson total time models were used to assess the effect of diabetes on number of emergency department re-pres..

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