Medwire News (2/12, Cowen) reports, “The quality of care among older adults with diabetes declines with increasing comorbidity and is particularly low for those with both osteoarthritis and major depression,” researchers concluded in a study that “included data for 273,592 people aged 65 years and older with diabetes and comorbid hypertension; 141,947 with comorbid hypertension and chronic ischemic heart disease; 255,214 with comorbid osteoarthritis; and 2444 with comorbid osteoarthritis and major depression.” The findings were published online in BMJ Open. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)
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