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Poverty Increases Type 2 Diabetes Incidence and Inequality of Care Despite Universal Health Coverage
OBJECTIVE The discrepancy of diabetes incidence and care between socioeconomic statuses has seldom been studied concurrently in nations with universal health coverage. We aimed to delineate whetherExpand
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Characteristics associated with benzodiazepine usage in elderly outpatients in Taiwan
To investigate benzodiazepine usage and the characteristics associated with usage among elderly outpatients in Taiwan.
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Characteristics associated with benzodiazepine usage in elderly outpatients in Taiwan.
OBJECTIVE To investigate benzodiazepine usage and the characteristics associated with usage among elderly outpatients in Taiwan. METHODS This was an observational study of subjects who wereExpand
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Trend and Factors Associated With Healthcare Use and Costs in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Decade Experience of a Universal Health Insurance Program
Background:Little is known about how a universal National Health Insurance program with cost-containment strategies affect costs and quality of diabetes care. Objectives:To examine the trends ofExpand
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A nationwide population-based cohort study shows reduced hospitalization for peptic ulcer disease associated with H pylori eradication and proton pump inhibitor use.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The incidence of peptic ulcer diseases has decreased significantly during past decades. Despite several significant population-based studies in Western countries, studies of AsianExpand
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Rheumatoid factor and immunoglobulin M mark hepatitis C-associated mixed cryoglobulinemia: an 8-year prospective study.
OBJECTIVES The prevalence and factors of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-associated mixed cryoglobulinemia in Asia remain elusive, and we aimed to investigate these topics. METHODS An 8-year prospectiveExpand
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Use of antipsychotic medications in treating schizophrenia among different financing and delivery systems.
BACKGROUND In 1995 in an effort to control costs, the State of Colorado implemented a pilot capitated payment system for individuals eligible for public financing of their mental health services.Expand
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Increased Water Diffusion in the Parcellated Cortical Regions from the Patients with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease
Background: The loss of cortical neuron environment integrity is the hallmark of neurodegeneration diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). To revealExpand
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Lower Incidence of End-Stage Renal Disease but Suboptimal Pre-Dialysis Renal Care in Schizophrenia: A 14-Year Nationwide Cohort Study
Schizophrenia is closely associated with cardiovascular risk factors which are consequently attributable to the development of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, noExpand
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Capitation and Racial and Ethnic Differences in Use and Cost of Public Mental Health Services
This study investigated racial and ethnic differences in the probability of mental health service use and costs of treatment before and after the implementation of capitated financing. Models wereExpand
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