CAD Patients Show ‘High Disease Burden’ Based on Healthcare Use

CAD Patients Show ‘High Disease Burden’ Based on Healthcare Use

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CAD Patients Show ‘High Disease Burden’ Based on Healthcare Use

People with cold agglutinin disease (CAD) use more healthcare resources than people without the disorder, both before and after a diagnosis, according to a recent Danish study. Study findings indicated that six months before a CAD diagnosis, patients were three times more likely to be admitted to a hospital and six times more likely to have an outpatient clinic visit. Within 12 months of being diagnosed, the odds of needing a blood transfusion were 93…

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