Report: Diabetes is involved in 20% of hospitalizations

08/17/2010 | HealthLeaders Media

Roughly one in five hospitalizations in 2008 involved patients with diabetes, and inpatient diabetes care cost about $83 billion that year, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reported. "Diabetes increases length of stay and therefore increases cost regardless of whether it is the primary reason for admission," the report said.

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