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Friday, July 15, 2011
Vaccination Rates Up for Those With Liver Disease, Diabetes
FRIDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccination rates for hepatitis A (HepA) and hepatitis B (HepB) in patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) and diabetes increased from 1999 to 2008, but remain low, according to a study published online July 2 in Hepatology.
"Although vaccination rates in CLD and diabetic cohorts are increasing, they remain low," the authors write.