Monday, January 16, 2012

Diabetes Accounts For More Than One-Third of Indian Health Costs

Diabetes accounts for more than one-third of Indian Health Service costs - Washington state doctors get access to Rx tracking

A study of American Indian adults in central Arizona found that a high proportion of Indian Health Service costs go to treat patients with diabetes.

American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest prevalence of diabetes among all U.S. racial or ethnic groups and are 2.3 times more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than the general population. Continue reading - amednews: News in brief - Jan. 16, 2012 ... American Medical News
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