Some young diabetes patients miss recommended exams

08/23/2011 | Reuters

A study in Pediatrics found that 32% of children and young adults with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes were not getting routine hemoglobin A1C tests and 34% were not getting eye exams as recommended by the American Diabetes Association. Researchers found that older children and teens and low-income children were less likely to be compliant than younger children and those from families with higher incomes.

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