Diabetes is Common Condition in ER Visits for Seniors

Older people go to the emergency room more often than other age groups, new research says. They’re most likely to visit an emergency room for pain or injury, and diabetes is the leading condition afflicting senior ER users, with 25.8% having diabetes, followed by chronic pulmonary disease (21.5%), kidney disease (19.1%), congestive heart failure (16%), and peripheral vascular disease (15.1%). Read more

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