Care trajectories are associated with quality improvement in the treatment of patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes: A registry based cohort study.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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AIMS: To analyse whether care trajectories (CT) were associated with increased prevalence of parenteral hypoglycemic treatment (PHT=insulin or GLP-1 analogues), statin therapy or RAAS-inhibition. Introduced in 2009 in Belgium, CTs target patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), in need for or with PHT.METHODS: Retrospective study based on a registry with 97 general practitioners. The evolution in treatment since 2006 was compared between patients with vs. without a CT, using longitudinal logistic regression.RESULTS: Comparing patients with (N=271) vs. without a CT (N=4424), we noted s…

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