Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Reduce the rate of hospital admissions for diabetes among older adults

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

Target: 264 hospital admissions for diabetes per 100,000 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.