Minority groups with diabetes miss more primary care appointments

10/27/2011 | Health Behavior News Service

Data on 13,000 patients with diabetes showed that some minority groups missed scheduled primary care appointments twice as often as others. Researchers also found that those who often miss appointments were more likely to suffer from poor control of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels than those who don't. The findings appear in Health Services Research.

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