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.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
In house Compliance Officer
Confidential
Pompano Beach, FL