Diabetes group medical visits and outcomes of care in low-income, rural, uninsured persons.

@article{Mallow2013DiabetesGM,
  title={Diabetes group medical visits and outcomes of care in low-income, rural, uninsured persons.},
  author={Jennifer A. Mallow and Laurie A. Theeke and Tara Whetsel and Emily Barnes},
  journal={Open journal of nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={314-322}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of Diabetes Group Medical Visits (DGMVs) verses usual care in a sample of low-income patients with diabetes receiving care at a rural free clinic. METHODS Data were collected through chart review, using direct data entry into Microsoft Access. Participants were included if they met the inclusion criteria: 1) age ≥ 18 years; 2) diagnosis of diabetes; 3) uninsured and received care between May 2007 and August 2009. Fifty-three… CONTINUE READING