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Kwang Jae Lee  (Lee KJ) 2 Articles
Cause-of-Death Trends for Diabetes Mellitus over 10 Years.
Su Kyung Park, Mi Kyoung Park, Ji Hye Suk, Mi Kyung Kim, Yong Ki Kim, In Ju Kim, Yang Ho Kang, Kwang Jae Lee, Hyun Seung Lee, Chang Won Lee, Bo Hyun Kim, Kyung Il Lee, Mi Kyoung Kim, Duk Kyu Kim
Korean Diabetes J. 2009;33(1):65-72.   Published online February 1, 2009
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Recently, diabetic mortality is lower than ever before, likely due to dramatic improvements in diabetes care. This study set to analyze changes in the cause of death in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the past 10 years. METHODS: All subjects were T2DM patients over the age of 30 whose death certificates were issued at six hospitals in the Busan metropolitan area from 2000 to 2004. The patients were excluded if they had been clinically diagnosed with significant tuberculosis, liver, thyroid, renal, connective tissue diseases and cancers, prior to T2DM diagnosis. We classified the cause of death into several groups by KCD-4. The results were compared with published data on the period from 1990 to 1994. RESULTS: The study comprised 680 patients, of which 374 (55.0%) were male. The average age of death was 66.3 +/- 10.7 years. The most common cause of death was cardiovascular disease (30.6%), followed by infectious disease (25.3%), cancer (21.9%), congestive heart failure (7.1%), renal disease (4.7%), liver disease (2.7%), and T2DM itself (1.9%). In the study from the earlier period, the most common cause of death was also cardiovascular disease (37.6%), followed by infectious disease (24.2%), T2DM (6.0%), liver disease (5.4%), cancer (4.7%), and renal disease (3.3%). CONCLUSION: Over both study periods, the first and second cause of death in T2DM were cardiovascular disease and infectious disease, respectively. However, death by cerebral infarction among cardiovascular disease patients was significantly lower in the latter period, while death by malignancy was markedly increased.


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  • Cause-of-Death Trends for Diabetes Mellitus over 10 Years (Korean Diabetes J 33(1):65-72, 2009)
    Hae Jin Kim
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Simple Diagnostic Method of Diabetic Distal Polyneuropathy in Type 2 Diabetics.
Chi Hak Kim, Kyung Il Lee, Sang Gil Han, Jeong Ho Heo, Kwang Jae Lee
Korean Diabetes J. 1998;22(4):561-567.   Published online January 1, 2001
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Early diagnosis of diabetic distal polyneuropathy, a common chronic complication of diabetes mellitus, is important in the management of diabetes mellitus. Michigan Diabetic Neuropathy Score(MDNS) is a good method for diagnosis of this complication but requires many check lists witb nerve conduction study, which may be troublesome in outpatients. This study was performed to investigate simple and convenient diagnostic means which can be substituted with MDNS. METHODS: 41 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus were assessed with MDNS which include toe 128 Hz tuning fork test, 10 g filament test, pin wheel test and nerve conduction velocity(NCV). Additionally, l28 Hz tuning fork test, l0 g filament test, pin wheel test on fingers and Tacticon and vibration perception test with Bio-thesiometer on toes and fingers were performed. RESULTS: Toe and finger 128 Hz tuning fork, Tacticon and Bio-thesiometer tests were highly concordant with MDNS(kappa>0.40). Also combined tests such as toe and finger 128Hz tuning fork- Tacticon test and Tacticon-Bio-thesiometer test were highly concordant with MDNS(kappa > 0.40) and more sensitive than single tests. CONCLUSION: The results indicate that finger 128 Hz tuning fork - Tacticon combined test is good, simple and convenient in the diagnosis of diabetic distal polyneurapathy.

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