Temporal Variation Of Diabetic Ketoacidosis And Hypoglycemia In Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: A Nationwide Cohort Study.
Generate a file for use with external citation management software. J Diabetes. 2016 Jul;8(4):552-8. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12336. Epub 2015 Nov 4. Temporal variation of diabetic ketoacidosis and hypoglycemia in adults with type 1 diabetes: A nationwide cohort study. Cardiac Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary. Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Seasonality in health outcomes has long been recognized for conditions such as colds and flus. The aim of the present study was to determine whether hospitalizations for acute complications of type 1 diabetes (T1D) vary by month and season. An observational study was performed of national administrative health data. Hospitalizations for acute complications in adults (aged 18 years) with T1D were identified using ICD-10 (Canadian revision) codes between 2004 and 2010. Monthly and seasonal counts per year were determined for the study period. For each acute complication, the ratio of the number of observed hospitalizations/expected number of hospitalizations was calculated for each month and season per year, adjusting for varied lengths of month, season, and year. In all, Continue reading >>