April 7, 2013
Source: Jnl of Epidemiology and Community Health; 67 (4); p.295-7
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Date of publication: April 2013
Publication Type: Editorial, Journal article
In a nutshell: Recent evidence indicates a shift from from the empasis on HbA1c reduction on the early markers of diabetic microvascular disease (soft endpoints). It also conisders the limited trial data supporting the impact of HbA1c reduction on the ‘hard endpoints’of vision loss and renal failure.
Length of publication: 3 pages, pdf
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October 7, 2009
Source: Implementation Science, 2009, 4:41
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Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This article describes a small scale qualitative research project undertaken with Belgian GPs to acquire a better understanding of the barriers to high-quality diabetes care and into the mechanisms of change brought about by an 18-month quality improvement program (QIP). The QIP was implemented to promote compliance with international guidelines and included interventions such as the introduction of an Interdisciplinary Diabetes Care Team.
February 6, 2009
Source: Primary Health Care; 01 October 2008, 18 (8) p. 32-34 http://search.ebscohost.com/
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Year of Publication: 2008
Publication Type: News item
In a nutshell: Mags Bannister outlines the key recommendations contained in the latest NICE guidance on diabetes and illustrates how it can be incorporated in diabetes care provision in
Length of Publication: 3 pages
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