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Stopping diabetes in its tracks: How ICD-10-CM can help

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, June 1, 2013

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More than 8% of the population in the United States (i.e., 25.8 million children and adults) has some form of diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. In 2007, diabetes was listed as the underlying cause on 71,382 death certificates. It was a contributing factor on an additional 160,022 death certificates.

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