endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes complications hospitalise over 40,000

There were 40,829 hospitalisations for diabetes complications in 2013-2014 that were potentially preventable, the latest statistics show. This figure accounted for 14% of all potentially preventable hospitalisations for any chronic disease, according to the AIHW report. 5.2 of these hospitalisations per 1,000 population were attributed to indigenous Australians and 1.1 per 1,000 population were for other Australians, ...

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