What was measured?
What percentage of medical group members who have diabetes had well-controlled blood pressure — defined as a reading of less than 140/90 mm HG?
These results are based on a survey sample of medical group patients.
Why is this important?
Diabetes increases your risk for high blood pressure and heart disease. High blood pressure makes the heart work harder and it can lead to heart disease, stroke and kidney damage.
Sharp Rees-Stealy Score: 81.42 percent
State Median: 40.78 percent
For More Information
To learn more about the importance of managing your diabetes, visit Diabetes Program at Sharp Rees-Stealy.
Information courtesy of the California Office of the Patient Advocate, 2014 edition.