TITLE

Health Policy and Diabetes Care: Is It Time to Put Politics Aside?

AUTHOR(S)
Herman, William H.; Cefalu, William T.
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;May2015, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p743
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for U.S. politicians to come up with effective policies to address chronic diseases across the country, where diabetes is said to cost 245 billion U.S. dollars as of 2012. Topics discussed include benefits associated with having specific targets when creating health policies and the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the Medicaid expansion on diabetes diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
102239990

 

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