Despite Progress On Diabetes Treatments, Study Finds American Patient Health No Better

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Recent progress on treatments for diabetes has not translated into better patient health nationwide, according to new research from Massachusetts General Hospital.

The study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine looked at whether diabetes patients controlled their blood sugar and blood pressure, took drugs to lower their cholesterol, and stayed away from smoking. It found that among more than 1,700 representative patients, only 23% hit all four of those goals — no better than 15 years ago.

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