The Effects of a Group Visit Program on Outcomes of Diabetes Care in an Urban Family Practice

@article{Reitz2012TheEO,
  title={The Effects of a Group Visit Program on Outcomes of Diabetes Care in an Urban Family Practice},
  author={Jeffrey A. Reitz and Mona Sarfaty and James S. Diamond and Brooke E. Salzman},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={89},
  pages={709-716}
}
Diabetes mellitus is a prevalent chronic health condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Those with diabetes must acquire self-efficacy in the tasks necessary for them to successfully manage their disease. In this study, a controlled pre- and post-design was used to determine the effect of an adult support and education group visit program embedded in an urban academic family medicine practice on weight and the achievement of treatment goals for hemoglobin A1C, low-density… CONTINUE READING

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