Most diabetics don't meet treatment goals; little improvement in last decade

February 2004
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2004, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p78
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Reports on the percentage of people with diagnosed diabetes who meet the recommended goals for blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol according to a study published in the January 21, 2004 issue of "Journal of the American Medical Association." Attitude of more diabetes patients according to author Catherine Cowie of the National Institute of Diabetes and Kidney Diseases in the U.S.; Percentage of the respondents who had high blood pressure; Survey conducted from 1988 to 1994 about the U.S. adults with diabetes who used insulin along with oral drugs to treat their diabetes.


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