Diabetes Tied to a Third of California Hospital Stays

Study released by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows how “diabetes is taking a heavy toll on California’s health care and financial systems.”

Read the full study here: Health Policy Brief: Diabetes Tied to a Third of California Hospital Stays, Driving Health Care Costs Higher

Nutritionist Gabrielle Guzman explains how a healthy diet can help one family avoid diabetes. A new report details how much California hospitals spend treating the state's diabetic patients -- and recommends ways to bring costs under control. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Nutritionist Gabrielle Guzman explains how a healthy diet can help one family avoid diabetes. A new report details how much California hospitals spend treating the state’s diabetic patients — and recommends ways to bring costs under control. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)