Better A1C levels seen in peer mentoring program

03/20/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Black patients with diabetes who participated in a peer mentoring program at a Veterans Affairs center attained lower blood glucose levels at six months compared with those who received either usual or incentive-based health care, a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine revealed. Researchers also found that patients who talked to their mentors on a weekly basis attained the greatest reductions in A1C levels.

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