Assessing self-care barriers lowers HbA1C rates in diabetes

03/20/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

An intervention that evaluated self-care barriers and developed measures to address such factors fared better than usual care in reducing hemoglobin A1C levels in older adults with diabetes, a study in Diabetes Care revealed. Researchers examined 100 patients ages 69 and older and found those in the intervention group also had more improvements in self-care, endurance, and gait and balance than the control group.

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