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Diabetes in the Medicare aged population, 2004.

Adler GS - Health Care Financ Rev (2007-2008 Winter)

Bottom Line: The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries.In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not.This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

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Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. gerald.adler@cms.hhs.gov

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The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries. In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not. This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

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Percent Distribution of Population Who Have Been Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Duration of Diagnosis: 2004As a result, while a large number of people have had diabetes for more than 20 years; an even larger proportion of the population is relatively new to the disease. Almost one-half (49.8 percent) have been diagnosed for less than 10 years.
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f3-hcfr-29-2-091: Percent Distribution of Population Who Have Been Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Duration of Diagnosis: 2004As a result, while a large number of people have had diabetes for more than 20 years; an even larger proportion of the population is relatively new to the disease. Almost one-half (49.8 percent) have been diagnosed for less than 10 years.


Diabetes in the Medicare aged population, 2004.

Adler GS - Health Care Financ Rev (2007-2008 Winter)

Percent Distribution of Population Who Have Been Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Duration of Diagnosis: 2004As a result, while a large number of people have had diabetes for more than 20 years; an even larger proportion of the population is relatively new to the disease. Almost one-half (49.8 percent) have been diagnosed for less than 10 years.
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f3-hcfr-29-2-091: Percent Distribution of Population Who Have Been Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Duration of Diagnosis: 2004As a result, while a large number of people have had diabetes for more than 20 years; an even larger proportion of the population is relatively new to the disease. Almost one-half (49.8 percent) have been diagnosed for less than 10 years.
Bottom Line: The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries.In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not.This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. gerald.adler@cms.hhs.gov

ABSTRACT
The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries. In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not. This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

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Related in: MedlinePlus