Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 6th, 2006
According to researchers in the United States, "Care for chronic diseases may compete with preventive health care. To test this hypothesis, we examined the association between diabetes-related processes of care and preventive care in women."
"Using data from a prospective cohort study of diabetes care in managed care settings, we reviewed the care 540 diabetic women received from 355 primary care providers within 14 provider groups from one health plan," said Bahman P. Tabaei and colleagues at the University of Michigan. "Of the 540 women, 278 were eligible to receive mammograms...
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