National trends in US hospital admissions for hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia among Medicare beneficiaries, 1999 to 2011.

@article{Lipska2014NationalTI,
  title={National trends in US hospital admissions for hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia among Medicare beneficiaries, 1999 to 2011.},
  author={Kasia J. Lipska and Joseph S Ross and Yun Wang and Silvio E. Inzucchi and Karl E. Minges and Andrew J. Karter and Elbert S. Huang and Mayur M. Desai and Thomas M. Gill and Harlan M. Krumholz},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={174 7},
  pages={1116-24}
}
IMPORTANCE The increasing intensity of diabetes mellitus management over the past decade may have resulted in lower rates of hyperglycemic emergencies but higher rates of hospital admissions for hypoglycemia among older adults. Trends in these hospitalizations and subsequent outcomes are not known. OBJECTIVE To characterize changes in hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia hospitalization rates and subsequent mortality and readmission rates among older adults in the United States over a 12-year… CONTINUE READING
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