Associated causes commonly listed with diabetes deaths, include diseases of the urinary system, coronary heart disease and hypertensive diseases (Table 1).
Table 1: Common associated causes where diabetes is the underlying cause of death, 2020
|Associated cause of death
|Kidney and urinary disease (N00–N49)
|Coronary heart disease (I20–I25)
|Hypertensive diseases (I10–I15)
|Heart failure (I50–I51)
|Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings (R00-R99)
|Cardiac arrhythmias (I47–I49)
|Cerebrovascular disease (I60–I69)
|Dementia, incl. Alzheimer's disease (F01, F03 and G30)
|Cardiac arrest (I46)
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (J40–J44)
|Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism and other lipidaemias (E78)
|Peripheral arterial disease (I70–I74)
|Influenza, pneumonia (J08–J18)
Source: AIHW National Mortality Database
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