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What was measured?
What percentage of medical group members who have diabetes had their low-density lipid (LDL) cholesterol level checked at least once in the year?
These results are based on patient records from the medical group or HMO.
Why is it important?
If you have diabetes it is important to have your cholesterol tested often. Testing your cholesterol regularly can help you avoid complication of your diabetes including a heart attack or a stroke.
Sharp Rees-Stealy Score: 90.31 percent
State Average: 81.03 percent
For More Information
To learn more about the importance of managing your cholesterol, visit Controlling Cholesterol.
Information courtesy of the California Office of the Patient Advocate.
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