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Evaluation of a Cooperative Extension Service diabetes education program showed improved nutrition knowledge, anthropometric measures and glucose control. These improvements reduced medical costs by approximately $94,010 for the 62 participants.

Christensen N, Williams P, Pfister R. Cost Savings and Clinical Effectiveness of an Extension Service Diabetes Program. Diabetes Spectrum. 2004; 17(3): 171-5. http://spectrum.diabetesjournals.org/content/17/3/171.abstract

Reference

Title
Cost Savings and Clinical Effectiveness of an Extension Service Diabetes Program
Publication
Diabetes Spectrum
Publication Date
2004
Authors
Christensen N, Williams P, Pfister R
Volume & Issue
Volume 17, Issue 3
Pages
171-5
URL
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