Diabetes treatment and control: the effect of public health insurance for the poor in Mexico.

@article{SosaRub2009DiabetesTA,
  title={Diabetes treatment and control: the effect of public health insurance for the poor in Mexico.},
  author={Sandra G Sosa-Rub{\'i} and Omar Gal{\'a}rraga and Ruy L{\'o}pez-Ridaura},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2009},
  volume={87 7},
  pages={512-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse the effect of enrolment in the public health insurance scheme known as Seguro Popular [People's Insurance] on access to health resources, treatment and blood glucose control among poor adults with diabetes in Mexico. METHODS We analysed cross-sectional data from the 2006 National Health and Nutrition Survey and compared health care access and biological health outcomes, specifically glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) levels, among adults with diabetes who were enrolled in… CONTINUE READING