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Patients with diabetes that are hospitalized for a cardiovascular event incur higher costs for cardiovascular care than their non-diabetic counterparts over 3 years. Compared to patients without diabetes, patients with diabetes had higher mean total direct medical costs per patient for cardiovascular events during follow-up years.

Straka R, Liu L, Girase P, Delorenzo A, Chapman R. Incremental Cardiovascular Costs and Resource Use Associated with Diabetes: An assessment of 29,863 patients in the U.S. managed-care setting. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2009; 8(1): 53. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2762466/

Reference

Title
Incremental Cardiovascular Costs and Resource Use Associated with Diabetes: An assessment of 29,863 patients in the U.S. managed-care setting
Publication
Cardiovasc Diabetol
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Straka R, Liu L, Girase P, Delorenzo A, Chapman R
Volume & Issue
Volume 8, Issue 1
Pages
53
URL
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