Food Insecurity, Poverty Linked to Worse A1C Management

Diabetes is harder to manage when the patient also has to deal with food insecurity, which is often related to poverty, a recent study concluded. Individuals in this study using free clinics –also often related to poverty– were found to have higher A1C levels than those using fee-for-service clinics. The researchers urge addressing the issue of food insecurity in diabetes education for patients. Read more

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