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  1. Economic impact of diabetes mellitus in the elderly.

    Article - En anglais

    Diabetes mellitus, a disease prevalent in Americans of 65 or more years of age, leads to significant morbidity, mortality, and use of health-care services.

    Among elderly individuals, per-capita expenditures for medical care are 50 ; higher for people with diabetes.

    Estimates suggest that health care of elderly diabetic patients costs 85.16 billion annually, nearly 80 ; of which is hospital expenses.

    Intensifying outpatient care of patients with diabetes may both reduce costs and prevent or delay the incidence of morbidity leading to hospitalization.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Diabète, Endocrinopathie, Organisation santé, Coût, Hospitalisation, Economie santé, Etats Unis, Vieillard

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : North America, America, Human, Diabetes mellitus, Endocrinopathy, Public health organization, Costs, Hospitalization, Health economy, United States, Elderly

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0074647

    Code Inist : 002B30B. Création : 199406.