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Diabetes is a risk factor for surgical site infections

By: Devon Andre | Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Sepsis survival chances improve with obesity, but risks still outweigh benefits

Research published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology has identified diabetes as a risk factor for surgical site infections. The researchers identified that diabetics have a higher risk of developing surgical site infections (SSIs) than non-diabetics. Lead author, Emily Toth… Read More