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Impact of diabetes on US mortality trends

11/20/2017 feature story

The incidence of diabetes in the US has risen rapidly over the past several decades. This study by U Penn's Samuel Preston and Irma Elo examines its contribution to mortality by using nationally representative cohorts to identify excess mortality risk among people with diabetes.

NIA-funded project.

Samuel H. Preston
Irma T. Elo

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