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Article: Epidemiology Post-discharge tobacco cessation rates among hospitalized US veterans with and without diabetes

@inproceedings{Duffy2012ArticleEP,
  title={Article: Epidemiology Post-discharge tobacco cessation rates among hospitalized US veterans with and without diabetes},
  author={Sonia A. Duffy and A. Munger and Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez and John D. Piette},
  year={2012}
}
  • Sonia A. Duffy, A. Munger, +1 author John D. Piette
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Aims Smoking is a major risk factor for cardiovascular complications among patients with diabetes. Hospitalization has been shown to enhance cessation rates. The purpose of this study was to compare 6-month post-hospitalization tobacco cessation rates among US veterans with and without diabetes. Methods This was a longitudinal study among inpatient veterans who used tobacco in the past month (n = 496). Patients were recruited and surveyed from three Midwestern Department of Veterans Affairs… CONTINUE READING

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