Achievement of Goals in U.S. Diabetes Care, 1999–2010

NEJM: April 25, 2013

BACKGROUND

Tracking national progress in diabetes care may aid in the evaluation of past efforts and identify residual gaps in care.

METHODS

We analyzed data for adults with self-reported diabetes from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to examine risk-factor control, preventive practices, and risk scores for coronary heart disease over the 1999–2010 period.  Read more