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National Diabetes Audit Complications and Mortality 2015-2016

Publication date: 09:30 July 13, 2017


This report, Report 2a, from the National Diabetes Audit (NDA) covers complications of diabetes. It does not include diabetic eye disease or hypoglycaemia because presently there are no reliable records of these that the NDA can access. Most other cardiovascular and diabetes specific complications are included.

An accompanying Report 2b: Complications and Mortality starts to investigate the associations between disease outcomes and preceding care.


Report 2a has been divided into 3 main sections :

1.Cardiovascular Complications;
•Myocardial Infarction,
•Heart Failure,
2.Diabetes Specific Complications;
•End Stage Kidney Disease (Renal Replacement Therapy, RRT);
•Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA);
•Causes of Death compared to general population
•Rates of death related to age and type of diabetes


Report 2b has been divided into 3 sections:

1.Cardiovascular Complications;
•Heart Failure and Care Processes;
•Heart Failure and Treatment Targets;
2.Diabetes Specific Complications;
•Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) and Care Processes;
•RRT and Treatment Targets;
•Mortality and Care Processes;
•Mortality and Treatment Targets


Date Range: 01 January 2006 to 31 March 2015
Geographical coverage: England and Wales
Geographical granularity: Country, NHS Trusts

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