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What was measured?
What percentage of medical group members with diabetes had their kidney function tested to help manage their disease?
These results are based on patient records from the medical group or HMO.
Why is it important?
High blood sugar is harmful to the kidneys and can stop them from working. Testing your urine often is the main way to check for signs of kidney problems. Early signs alert your doctor to take steps to prevent your kidneys from failing.
Sharp Rees-Stealy Score: 89.98 percent
State Average: 79.09 percent
Information courtesy of the California Office of the Patient Advocate.
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