Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in the Surgical Population of the University of Puerto Rico Affiliated Hospitals: A Study using the Surgery Database.
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR.
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Puerto Rico health sciences journal
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Our surgical population has a high prevalence of diabetes, and these diabetic patients showed higher complication and mortality rates from surgery than did the non-diabetic patients. Surgeons must consider the specific needs of these diabetic patients in order to provide optimal care.
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