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Nearly 1 in 4 hospitalized patients has diabetes

20:00 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD) One in four patients in a university hospital suffers from diabetes (22 percent), and again as many suffer from prediabetes (24 percent). These were the findings of a current study by researchers in Tübingen of the German Center for Diabetes Research and Helmholtz Zentrum München. Further results of the study: patients with diabetes have prolonged hospital stays and a higher risk of complications.

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