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Health Care System Factors for Diabetes as Primary Diagnosis for Hospitalization

Health Care System Factors

In 2020 there were 3.345 discharges from Utah hospitals listing diabetes as the primary diagnosis. The average charge for a hospital discharge with diabetes as the primary diagnosis was $18,504 (with a median charge of $11,476). People with diabetes are hospitalized for both acute and chronic complications. Many hospitalizations due to diabetes could be prevented if sufficient outpatient and self-management care is available, accessible, and obtained.

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