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what factors must be considered in determining the mortality or morbidity of an individual with diabetes?

Type of diabetes. (type 1 has ^ risk)
treatment- (insuline tx is ^ risk)
degree of Blood sugar control
duration of disease (longer = ^ risk)
presence of absence of diabetic complications
co-morbidities -

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what are co-morbidities of diabetes?

hypertension, hyperlipidemia, obesity, smoking,