Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Impact of VA Disability and Health Benefits on Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes among Vietnam-Era Veterans|
Amal N Trivedi
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||Health Services R&D
|| November 2018 -
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Anticipated Impacts on Veterans Health: This study will determine the extent to which disability compensation and more generous VA health benefits among Vietnam-era Veterans improved short and long- term outcomes of diabetes. This contribution is significant because one-quarter of VA enrollees have diabetes, and the complications related to diabetes account for substantial morbidity and spending among Veterans. Prior research suggests that intermediate and long-range outcomes in diabetes may be...
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