Younger Patients With Diabetes Skipping Doctors' Visits

February 3, 2015 9:58 PM

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Younger Patients With Diabetes Skipping Doctors' Visits

(HealthDay News) — One in every five young American adults with diabetes has not seen a doctor in the past 6 months, according to a data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

"Ongoing medical care is recommended for persons of any age who have diabetes in order to manage levels of glucose, obtain preventive care services, and treat diabetes-related complications," the researchers wrote.

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