Diabetes Care and Outcomes: Disparities Across Rural America

  title={Diabetes Care and Outcomes: Disparities Across Rural America},
  author={Nathan L. Hale and Kevin J. Bennett and Janice C Probst},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
We examined differences in receipt of diabetes care and selected outcomes between rural and urban persons living with diabetes, using nationally representative data from the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). “Rural” was defined as living in a non-metropolitan county. Diabetes care variables were physician visit, HbA1c testing, foot… CONTINUE READING