Venous thromboembolism in patients with diabetes mellitus.
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The American journal of medicine, ISSN: 1555-7162, Vol: 125, Issue: 7, Page: 709-16
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- https://works.bepress.com/robert_goldberg/358; https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/qhs_pp/1031
- Medicine; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Comorbidity; Diabetes Complications; Female; Humans; Male; Massachusetts; Middle Aged; Risk Factors; Venous Thromboembolism; Cardiovascular Diseases; Endocrine System Diseases; Epidemiology; Health Services Research; Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
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The majority of epidemiological studies demonstrate an increased risk of venous thromboembolism among diabetic patients. Our aim was to compare clinical characteristics, prophylaxis, treatment, and outcomes of venous thromboembolism in patients with and without previously diagnosed diabetes.