Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
293.3 hospital admissions for diabetes per 100,000 adults (2016)

Target:
264 per 100,000

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
293.3 hospital admissions for diabetes per 100,000 adults aged 65 years and over occurred in 2016

Reduce the rate of hospital admissions for diabetes among older adults

Target-Setting Method
Percent improvement

Summary

Many older adults in the United States have diabetes, and they’re more likely than people in other age groups to be hospitalized for it. Strategies that can help reduce diabetes-related hospitalizations include teaching older adults how to manage their diabetes.