The Impact of Social Health Insurance on Diabetes and Hypertension Process Indicators among Older Adults in Mexico


By bhadmin February 2, 2021

The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of Seguro Popular (Mexican social health insurance for the poor; SP) on diabetes and hypertension care, intermediate process indicators for older adults (>50 years): pharmacological treatment, blood glucose tests, the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and adherence to their nutrition and exercise program. (CAM was defined as products or practices that were not part of the medical standard of care.)

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