2022
DOI: 10.1101/2022.02.24.22271337
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Abstract: BACKGROUND: Excess all-cause mortality rates in Mexico in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic were among the highest globally. Recent reports suggest that diabetes-related deaths were also higher, but the contribution of diabetes as a cause of excess mortality in Mexico during 2020 compared to prior years has not yet been characterized. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective, state-level study using national death registries from Mexican adults ≥20 years for the 2017-2020 period. Diabetes-related deaths were cl… Show more

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“…It is now estimated that one in two children will develop diabetes mellitus in the future due to weight and lack of physical activity unless public health policies change ( 9 ). In 2019 diabetes was the second highest cause of death in Mexico ( 10 ), in 2020 there were 148,437 diabetes-related deaths ( 11 ), and in 2021 there were 184,384 diabetes-related deaths in adults aged 20–79 years old, with a proportion of diabetes-related deaths in people under 60 years of 9.9% ( 12 ).…”
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confidence: 99%
“…It is now estimated that one in two children will develop diabetes mellitus in the future due to weight and lack of physical activity unless public health policies change ( 9 ). In 2019 diabetes was the second highest cause of death in Mexico ( 10 ), in 2020 there were 148,437 diabetes-related deaths ( 11 ), and in 2021 there were 184,384 diabetes-related deaths in adults aged 20–79 years old, with a proportion of diabetes-related deaths in people under 60 years of 9.9% ( 12 ).…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%