Erik Fruth

Diabetes Is Common Among Low-Income Populations - Here’s One Solution

Recently, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and Feeding America co-authored a study to determine whether the targeted management of diabetes and diet among low-income populations resulted in disease improvement. The study, titled A Pilot Food Bank Intervention Featuring Diabetes-Appropriate Food Improved Glycemic Control among Clients in Three States, provided 687 food pantry clients at three U.S. locations with diabetes-appropriate food, blood sugar monitoring, primary care referral, and self-management support.

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