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Table 2 Causes of death of 38 patients died during a median of 18 years follow-up time of 139 patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

From: Increased urine IgM excretion predicts cardiovascular events in patients with type 1 diabetes nephropathy

Cause   No. (M/F)
Cardiovascular   32 (14/18)
  Cardiac arrest 8 (3/5)
  MI 12 (5/7)
  Heart failure 3 (2/1)
  Stroke 9 (4/5)
Malignancy   2(0/2)
  Lung cancer 1 (0/1)
  Uterus cancer 1 (0/1)
Sepsis   2(0/2)
Acute hypoglycemia   1(1/0)
Suicide   1(0/1)
Total   38(15/23)
  1. Abbreviations: MI = Myocardial Infarction.