Veterans with diabetes receive arthroplasty more frequently and at a younger age.

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BACKGROUND A future increase in total joint arthroplasties in patients with diabetes seems likely considering the prevalence of osteoarthritis and diabetes mellitus are increasing. However, the rates of arthroplasty in the population of patients with diabetes are unclear. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We sought to determine whether lower extremity arthroplasties in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-013-3026-3

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@article{King2013VeteransWD, title={Veterans with diabetes receive arthroplasty more frequently and at a younger age.}, author={Karen B. King and Thomas W. Findley and Allison Williams and Allan L Bucknell}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={2013}, volume={471 9}, pages={3049-54} }