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Effects of an intervention by a diabetes team in hospitalized patients with diabetes.

Authors
  • Koproski, J
  • Pretto, Z
  • Poretsky, L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes Care
Publisher
American Diabetes Association
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1997
Volume
20
Issue
10
Pages
1553–1555
Identifiers
PMID: 9314634
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Randomized controlled prospective trials of clinical interventions in hospitalized patients with diabetes are feasible. Diabetes team intervention appears to reduce the hospital length of stay and to improve glycemic control. Team intervention significantly reduces the rate of recurrent hospitalization.

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