Emergency Room Visits for People with Diabetes Increasing

In 2015, the rate of diabetes-related visits to the emergency room was 92 per 1,000 people aged 45 and older, according data provided by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. From 2012 to 2015, the percentage of emergency department visits by patients aged 45 and older with diabetes increased, while people 75 and older had a diabetes emergency department visit rate about 2.5 times higher than the rate for those aged 45 – 64. Read more

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