Trends in oral anticoagulant prescribing in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based study in the UK

Study (n=361 635 with diabetes; 36 570 prescribed oral anticoagulant [OAC]) reported 50% increase in prevalence of OAC prescribing from 2001- 2015. Warfarin prescribing decreased by 14.0% and prescribing of DOACs increased (0.1 to 17.6 per 100 persons on OACs) during this period.


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