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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of VA Disability and Health Benefits on Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes among Vietnam-Era Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Amal N Trivedi

Location: Providence, RI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: November 2018 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $182,910
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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