Retinopathy and stroke recurrence in type 2 diabetes patients and controls

SND-ID: EXT 0277

Description

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Ola Hjelmgren - University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine orcid

Description

The datamaterial consists of 445 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and a matched control group of 445 patients without diabetes, who had all suffered their first stroke or TIA.
The aims of the material is to study if retinopathy increases the risk of stroke recurrence in stroke patients with type 2 diabetes. Also, to study if stroke patients with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of stroke recurrence compared to non-diabetics and if stroke patients with type 2 diabetes, regardless of retinopathy, have a higher incidence of carotid stenosis. Also, to study if stroke patients with type 2 diabetes retinopathy have increased incidence of carotid stenosis.
Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Ethics Review

Gothenburg - Ref. 1056-11

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

The datamaterial consists of 445 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and a matched control group of 445 patients without diabetes, who had all suffered their first stroke or TIA.

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Time period(s) investigated

2004-01-01–2010-12-31

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Västra Götaland County

Topic and keywords

Subject area

HEALTH, Specific diseases, disorders and medical conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Medical and Health Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
Health (INSPIRE topic categories)

Publications
Published: 2018-12-17