Readmission rates reduced by inpatient diabetes education, study finds

10/21/2013 |

Hospitalized diabetes patients who received formal inpatient diabetes education had lower all-cause readmission frequency within 30 days compared with those who did not receive the education, a study in Diabetes Care revealed. Researchers said the intervention was also associated with reduced readmission within 180 days, but the relationship was attenuated.

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