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Risks and Population Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Associated with Diabetes in China: A Prospective Study of 0.5 Million Adults.

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In China, diabetes prevalence is rising rapidly, but little is known about the associated risks and population burden of cardiovascular diseases. We assess associations of diabetes with major cardiovascular diseases and the relevance of diabetes duration and other modifiable risk factors to these associations.A nationwide prospective study recruited 512,891 men and women aged 30-79 y between 25 June 2004 and 15 July 2008 from ten diverse localities across China. During ~7 y of follow-up, 7,35...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002026

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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088158/Z/09/Z, 104085/Z/14/Z
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
7
Chapter number:
e1002026
Publication date:
2016-07-05
Acceptance date:
2016-04-15
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1549-1676 and 1549-1277
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pubs:633982
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uri:ace78235-37ea-4126-8aaf-5da4b7b5e2de
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uuid:ace78235-37ea-4126-8aaf-5da4b7b5e2de
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pubs:633982
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7

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