Infection-Related Hospitalizations High for Adults With Diabetes

People with diabetes may face a higher risk for hospitalization for any infection, a new analysis suggested.

In a prospective study of over 12,000 middle-age adults, those with diabetes had a 67% higher risk for infection-related hospitalization compared with adults free of diabetes over the course of nearly 30 years (HR 1.67, 95% CI 1.52-1.83), reported Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, and colleagues … read more

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