TABLE 1

Characteristics of type 2 diabetic patients and nondiabetic control subjects

Age (years)SexCause of deathAntidiabetic treatment
Type 2 diabetic patients
57MaleMyocardial infarctionSulfonylurea, metformin
76MaleCerebral strokeMetformin, NPH insulin
68FemaleCerebral strokeSulfonylurea, metformin
61MaleMyocardial infarctionSulfonylurea, insulin
Nondiabetic control subjects
82FemaleMyocardial infarction
69MaleMulti-trauma
42FemaleSubarachnoidal hemorrhage
65MaleCerebral stroke