Status: Baseline only
Most Recent Data:
293.3 hospital admissions for diabetes per 100,000 adults (2016)
264 per 100,000
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
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.
Workgroup: Older Adults Workgroup