Journal article

Development of a life expectancy table for individuals with type 1 diabetes

An Tran-Duy, Josh Knight, Philip Clarke, Ann-Marie Svensson, Björn Eliasson, Andrew Palmer

Diabetologia | Springer | Published : 2021


Aims/hypothesis: Tables reporting life expectancies by common risk factors are available for individuals with type 2 diabetes; however, there is currently no published equivalent for individuals with type 1 diabetes. We aimed to develop a life expectancy table using a recently published simulation model for individuals with type 1 diabetes. Methods: The simulation model was developed using data from a real-world population of patients with type 1 diabetes selected from the Swedish National Diabetes Register. The following six important risk factors were included in the life table: sex; age; current smoking status; BMI; eGFR; and HbA1c. For each of 1024 cells in the life expectancy table, a ..

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