Type 2 diabetes, definitions combined


type II diabetes mellitus: A type of diabetes mellitus that is characterized by insulin resistance or desensitization and increased blood glucose levels. This is a chronic disease that can develop gradually over the life of a patient and can be linked to both environmental factors and heredity.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode T2D
Conditions required !E4_DM1
Include T2D_WIDE, E4_DM2
First defined in version DF2
DOID 9352
GWAS catalog 0001360
MESH D003924
SNOMED CT 44054006

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 23364 10856 12508
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 13.4 10.95 16.65
Mean age at first event (years) 60.03 59.88 60.16
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 4.12 3.51 4.65

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 21 18 23
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 84.83 82.83 86.62


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