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Jill Koproski, RN, CDE, Zorayda Pretto, MD, et. al. found that about 75 percent of the patients hospitalized and diagnosed with diabetes who received team-care intervention had good glucose control compared to the 46 percent in the group without team-care intervention. Health care providers considered glucose control good when nearly one third of all BG tests were between 80 and 180 mg/dl near the end of the patients stay in the hospital. After three months, 30 percent of the control group were readmitted, while only 15 percent who had team-care help went back to the hospital.
Those immediately assisted by a diabetes care team also had hospital stays an average of two days shorter than patients not helped by a diabetes care team.
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