alexa Mortality and morbidity from diabetes in South Asians and Europeans: 11-year follow-up of the Southall Diabetes Survey, London, UK.
Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Author(s): Mather HM, Chaturvedi N, Fuller JH

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Over 20\% of middle aged and elderly South Asian people throughout the world have diabetes. The associated mortality and morbidity risks are unclear. We compared mortality and morbidity in a cohort of South Asian and European people with diabetes in London, UK, in an 11-year follow-up of a population-based sample of 730 South Asians (mean age 55 in 1984) and 304 Europeans (mean age 67 in 1984) with diabetes aged 30 years and above in 1984. By 1995, 242 (33\%) of South Asians, and 172 (57\%) of Europeans had died. The all-cause mortality rate ratio (South Asian versus European) was 1.50 (95\% CI 0.72-3.12) for those aged 30-54 years at baseline. Ethnic differences in mortality rates were abolished or reversed in people aged 65 years and above at baseline. The mortality rate ratio for circulatory deaths was 1.80 (95\% CI 1.03-3.16, p < 0.05) and for heart disease was 2.02 (95\% CI 1.04-3.92, p < 0.05) in those aged 30-64 years at baseline. Seventy-seven per cent of South Asian deaths were caused by circulatory disease, compared with 46\% of European deaths. South Asian survivors were 3.8 times (95\% CI 1.8-8.0, p = 0.001) more likely to report a history of myocardial infarction than Europeans. South Asian adults with diabetes show a markedly increased predisposition to cardiovascular disease compared with Europeans, especially in younger people. This emphasizes the urgent need to reduce cardiovascular risk in this vulnerable group. This article was published in Diabet Med and referenced in Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords