Understanding the gap between good processes of diabetes care and poor intermediate outcomes Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD)

  • Selhy J
  • Swain B
  • Gerzoff R
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Background: Performance of diabetes clinical care processes has improved recently, but control of hemoglobin Alc (Alc) and other vascular disease risk factors has improved more slowly. Objectives: To identify patient factors associated with control of vascular disease risk factors among diabetes patients receiving recommended care processes. Population: Managed care enrollees who participated in the TRIAD (Translating Research into Action for Diabetes) Study and received at least 5 of 7 recommended care processes during the 12 months before the second survey (2002-2003). Methods: Comparison of 1003 patients with good control of Ale (

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  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Disparities
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Hypertension
  • Quality of health care
  • Socioeconomic factors

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  • Joe V. Selhy

  • Bix E. Swain

  • Robert B. Gerzoff

  • Andrew J. Karter

  • Beth E. Waitzfelder

  • Arleen F. Brown

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