Diabetes mellitus

diabetes mellitus: A metabolic disorder characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels due to diminished production of insulin or insulin resistance/desensitization.

Endpoint definition

Long name Diabetes mellitus
Include E4_DM1, E4_DM2, E4_DMNAS
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 2
First defined in version DF3

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 35607 16408 19199
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 16.41 13.36 20.39
Mean age at first event (years) 53.78 52.62 54.76
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 3.39 2.53 4.13

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 25.0 23.0 27.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 89.83 87.73 91.70

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Diabetes mellitus
after Diabetes mellitus

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Diabetes mellitus