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Association Between Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation and Cost-Related Medication Nonadherence Among Older Adults With Diabetes

Addressing food insecurity as a social determinant of health increases understanding of related factors, such as health care utilization, and offers opportunities to identify strategies for disease self-management. This research study examined whether Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation among low-income older adults with diabetes reduced the likelihood of medication trade-offs due to costs. Study findings suggest that SNAP participation may in fact help reduce medication trade-offs among older adults with diabetes thus improving health outcomes. Click on the resource below to learn more.


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