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Diabetes increases Sacramento-area hospital costs by $80M, study says
Sacramento Business Journal

Patients with diabetes account for one in three hospitalizations in California, and these stays cost almost $2,200 more than those for non-diabetic patients, a new study shows. Diabetic patients add an extra $1.6 billion annually to California hospitalization costs, including $80.2 million at hospitals in the Sacramento region, researchers concluded.