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Study links SNAP participation to diabetes medication adherence

Survey data for 1,302 adults found a moderate reduction in cost-related diabetes medication nonadherence was associated with participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, compared with eligible nonparticipation. The study in JAMA Internal Medicine found similar cost-related medication nonadherence decreases among subgroups who had less than $500 in out-of-pocket medical costs in the previous year and who had prescription drug coverage.

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