Vaccine-preventable diseases or their complications account for 50,000 to 90,000 adult deaths in the U.S. each year.
Approximately 1.7 million Americans develop hospital-acquired HAIs each year.
Map figures are for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Hospitalized patients with sepsis who survived to 31 days experienced a 16.2% absolute increase in late mortality.
Compared with patients not in the hospital, sepsis in hospitalized patients was associated with a 22.1% increase in late mortality during a 2 year follow-up period.
Every year, the U.S. saves an estimated $1.6 billion by treating DR.
Laser treatment plus a VEGF inhibitor achieved an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of $12,410 per quality adjusted life year in patients with DME.
Use of a mobile examination for DR screening in Finland decreased visual impairment by 86% in the covered area.
Use of remote interpretation of retinal imaging in diabetics sent via tele-ophthalmology, improved the frequency of screening from 32% to 71% in only 12 months.
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) could impact as many as 191 million people around the globe by 2030. Proper management & treatment is critical in preventing vision loss, yet as many as…