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Table 3 Prevalence of diabetes chronic complications according to disease duration

From: Diabetes in Argentina: cost and management of diabetes and its complications and challenges for health policy

Complication Diabetes duration (years)
  0 - 5 6 - 10 11 - 20 =20
Blindness 1.6 2.6 3.8 6.9
AMI 10.1 10.2 16.8 16.1
Stroke 8.2 9.7 10.4 8.1
ESRD 0.3 0.5 1.1 2.6
Amputation 3.8 5.0 9.0 15.7
Postural hypotension 55.9 52.3 50.1 36.5
Angor 29.1 27.1 28.9 24.9
Neuropathy 55.2 61.7 69.0 73.3
Lower limb claudication 25.0 29.8 31.7 36.7
  1. AMI: Acute myocardial infarction. ESRD: End-Stage Renal Disease. Data expressed as percentage. Source: QUALIDIAB Database 2006.