Experts ID factors that raise health care costs in diabetes

02/5/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Impaired renal function, poor glycemic control and proteinuria were associated with higher mean five-year health costs in diabetes patients, a Canadian study published in Diabetes Care revealed. Costs were also higher among older patients, those with comorbidities or lower socioeconomic status, and patients who had diabetes for longer.

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