Strengths and limitations of healthcare databases in the evaluation of hypoglycaemia

Loke, Yoon Kong and Mattishent, Katharina (2017) Strengths and limitations of healthcare databases in the evaluation of hypoglycaemia. Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism, 19 (10). 1337–1338. ISSN 1462-8902

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Abstract

In this issue of DOM, Zaccardi et al. present an analysis of hypoglycaemia-related hospitalizations in the Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) administrative database of the English National Health Service. [1] Notable strengths of the work include a large sample size involving more than 100 000 cases of hypoglycaemia, and nationwide capture spanning a duration of ten years. Key conclusions include the possibility of a U-shaped relationship between risk of hypoglycaemia and age, as well as possible associations between social deprivation and ethnicity with greater risk of hypoglycaemia.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 03 May 2017 05:10
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2020 00:50
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/63355
DOI: 10.1111/dom.12984

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