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Rural/urban variations in diabetes self-care and quality of care in a national sample of US adults with diabetes.

Strom JL, Lynch CP, Egede LE. Rural/urban variations in diabetes self-care and quality of care in a national sample of US adults with diabetes. The Diabetes educator. 2011 Mar 1; 37(2):254-62.

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Abstract:

Contrary to what has been reported, there were no significant differences in diabetes quality of care between rural and urban dwellers. In addition, rural dwellers appeared to have better self-care behaviors than urban dwellers. Further research is needed to clarify the reasons for these findings.





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