Impact of socio-economic status on utilization of diabetes educators and diabetes control: A canadian experience

Atul Sharma, Katie Palmer, Celia Rodd

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Abstract

Objective: To determine if there is an association between lower socio-economic status (SES) and decreased utilization of diabetes educators or inferior diabetes control as measured by both glycated hemoglobin (A1C) and number of diabetes-related hospitalizations. Patients and Methods: Our cohort consisted of all children aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-198
Number of pages6
JournalCanadian Journal of Diabetes
Volume36
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012

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Keywords

  • A1C
  • DKA
  • Hospitalization
  • SES
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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