Prevalence of type 2 diabetes among acute inpatients and its impact on length of hospital stay in Japan.

@article{Kubo2011PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of type 2 diabetes among acute inpatients and its impact on length of hospital stay in Japan.},
  author={Tatsuhiko Kubo and Yoshihisa Fujino and Atsuhiko Murata and Yukako Ichimiya and Kazuaki Kuwabara and Kenji Fujimori and Hiromasa Horiguchi and Shinya Matsuda},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={405-11}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes among acute inpatients and evaluate its impact on the length of hospital stay in Japan. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The discharge records of 2,120,170 acute inpatients who were 30 years old or older and discharged between July and December of 2008 were obtained from the Japanese administrative case-mix system, Diagnosis Procedure Combination (DPC), and allocated for analysis. Type 2 diabetes was defined by E11… CONTINUE READING