Certain clinical and demographic factors predicted 30-day hospital readmissions for adults with diabetes, researchers reported.

In a retrospective cohort analysis of over 270,000 Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes, racial and ethnic differences seemed to prevail as factors significantly associated with risk for hospital readmission, reported Rene Rodriguez-Gutierrez, MD, MSc, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues in JAMA Network Open.

 

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