1This table describes the mean of chronic comorbid diseases present in our total population (n = 714) at the date of diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
2Data are displayed both for the total count of single comorbid diseases and for the number of clusters of chronic comorbid diseases. We also distinguished 'any type' of comorbid diseases and 'discordant diseases only'.
3Clusters: comorbid diseases were classified into clusters, following The International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC)-1 chapters.
4Discordant: without shared pathogenesis, risk factors, or management.