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Relevant Population Characteristics for Diabetes as Primary Diagnosis for Hospitalization

Relevant Population Characteristics

Individuals with diabetes have higher rates of hospitalization than those without diabetes across every age group. The most common reason for hospitalization among youth with diabetes is ketoacidosis. Older individuals are most likely to be hospitalized for diabetes-related cardiovascular problems.

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Content updated: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 10:10:43 MST