TITLE

Diabetes Management in the Age of National Health Reform

AUTHOR(S)
RATNER, ROBERT E.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;Apr2011, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1054
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue of national health reform in the U.S. and its implications for the management of diabetes. It offers a historical background on national health care policy in the country and explores the reason behind the necessity of health reform considering national health care expenditures and outcomes. It examines the debate regarding the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Act of 2010 and its implications for diabetics. It also notes the large contribution of obesity and diabetes in driving the unsustainable health care costs.
ACCESSION #
60705101

 

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