Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia are risk factors for falls in the hospital population.

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Summary of "Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia are risk factors for falls in the hospital population."

To determine the role of hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia or the combination of both as independent risk factors for falls in a hospital population. Secondary objectives included evaluation of other risk factors for falling and their relationships with glucose levels.


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Name: Acta diabetologica
ISSN: 1432-5233


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