What determines inclusion in the early phase of the type 2 diabetes care trajectory in Belgium?

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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BACKGROUND: In 2009, the Belgian National Institute of Health and Disability Insurance established a care trajectory (CT) for a subgroup of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients (T2DM) based on Wagner’s chronic care model. The goal of this CT is to optimise the quality of care using an integrated multidisciplinary approach. This study aims to identify patient-related factors associated with inclusion in a CT and to determine the most frequent reasons for non-inclusion.METHODS: In 2010, the Belgian Sentinel Network of General Practices conducted a prevalence study of type 2 diabetes. The surveil…

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