Education and health: evidence on adults with diabetes

  title={Education and health: evidence on adults with diabetes},
  author={Padmaja Ayyagari and Daniel Grossman and Frank Allen Sloan},
  journal={International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics},
Although the education-health relationship is well documented, pathways through which education influences health are not well understood. This study uses data from a 2003–2004 cross sectional supplemental survey of respondents to the longitudinal Health and Retirement Study (HRS) who had been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus to assess effects of education on health and mechanisms underlying the relationship. The supplemental survey provides rich detail on use of personal health care services… CONTINUE READING

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