What is it about?

Our study suggests we need to improve delivery of diabetes care, especially for adults with lower socioeconomic status and people without health insurance. Our study suggests that providing affordable health care coverage can help ensure people with diabetes get recommended care.

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Why is it important?

Delivery of comprehensive diabetes care is key to prevent complications and reduce societal costs of diabetes.


Access to insurance is the single most important factor to reduce disparities in diabetes care. I hope you find this article interesting and useful.

Jung-Im Shin
Johns Hopkins University

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This page is a summary of: Trends in Receipt of American Diabetes Association Guideline-Recommended Care Among U.S. Adults With Diabetes: NHANES 2005–2018, Diabetes Care, April 2021, American Diabetes Association,
DOI: 10.2337/dc20-2541.
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