According to fresh data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study (NHANES), diabetes care in America could be improving.
The study found that the percentage of type 1 and type 2 diabetics with poor blood glucose control was getting lower. Similarly, those with good control climbed. The findings were unveiled by RTI International researchers at the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.
The study was published in the journal Diabetes Care . Dr. Hoerger, lead author, reportedly commented: “This trend may represent an important improvement in diabetes care and is encouraging for future reduction of diabetes-related complications.”
The researchers reportedly concluded: “that diabetes care improved dramatically between 1999 and 2004. Perhaps the best response to our results is a continuing effort to make even more progress in the future both for A1C and for other risk factors for diabetes complications.”

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