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Hospitalization rates for stroke are 1.5 times higher in adults with diabetes, than in adults without the disease.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion. National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014: Estimates of diabetes and its burden in the United States. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2014:6. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pdfs/data/2014-report-estimates-of-diabetes-and-its-burden-in-the-united-states.pdf. Accessed November 2, 2015

Reference

Title
National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014: Estimates of diabetes and its burden in the United States
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Publication Date
2014
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion
Pages
6
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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