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Increased sickness absence in diabetic employees: what is the role of co-morbid conditions?

Authors
  • Kivimäki, M
  • Vahtera, J
  • Pentti, J
  • Virtanen, M
  • Elovainio, M
  • Hemingway, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2007
Volume
24
Issue
9
Pages
1043–1048
Identifiers
PMID: 17559426
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In this occupational cohort, the excess risk of sickness absence in diabetic employees was largely accounted for by non-cardiovascular co-morbidity. Intervening multiple chronic conditions may be important in programmes to reduce sickness absence in diabetic employees.

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