Journal article

A systematic review of trends in all-cause mortality among people with diabetes

Lei Chen, Rakibul M Islam, Joanna Wang, Thomas R Hird, Meda E Pavkov, Edward W Gregg, Agus Salim, Maryam Tabesh, Digsu N Koye, Jessica L Harding, Julian W Sacre, Elizabeth LM Barr, Dianna J Magliano, Jonathan E Shaw

DIABETOLOGIA | SPRINGER | Published : 2020


AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: We examined all-cause mortality trends in people with diabetes and compared them with trends among people without diabetes. METHODS: MEDLINE, EMBASE and CINAHL databases were searched for observational studies published from 1980 to 2019 reporting all-cause mortality rates across ≥2 time periods in people with diabetes. Mortality trends were examined by ethnicity, age and sex within comparable calendar periods. RESULTS: Of 30,295 abstracts screened, 35 studies were included, providing data on 69 separate ethnic-specific or sex-specific populations with diabetes since 1970. Overall, 43% (3/7), 53% (10/19) and 74% (32/43) of the populations studied had decreasing trends in all..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA. The funder of the study (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) was part of the study group and contributed to data collection, data interpretation and writing of the report. The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers forDisease Control and Prevention. This work is partially supported by the Victorian Government's OIS Program, which did not play a role in study design/conduct, analysis/interpretation of data, or manuscript preparation.