Potential Decrease in Diabetes Care under Better Management, U.S., 1997

Health Care Volume Change % Change in Service (in thousands) Diabetes Care

Inpatient Discharges* -547 -14.4

Inpatient Days* -4,038 -15.9

ER Visits -1,501 -12.2

Physician Office Visits -8,322 -8.8

Home Health Visits** -19,430 -19.7

Skilled Nursing Discharges** -144 -23.3

Skilled Nursing Days** -4.422 -21.9

*Excluding newborns **Rates represent 65+ population only