Désirée Mettler

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AIMS To explore, both among patients with diabetes and healthcare professionals, opinions on current diabetes care and the development of the "Regional Diabetes Program". METHODS We employed qualitative methods (focus groups - FG) and used purposive sampling strategy to recruit patients with diabetes and healthcare professionals. We conducted one diabetic(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate opinions' convergences and divergences of diabetic patients and health-care professionals on diabetes care and the development of a regional diabetes programme. BACKGROUND Development and implementation of a regional diabetes programme. RESEARCH DESIGN Qualitative study using focus groups to elicit diabetic patients' and(More)
Purpose: To explore the needs and expectations of diabetic patients and healthcare professionals in the canton of Vaud. Context: Development and implementation of a diabetes cantonal program. Methods: We conducted one focus group (FG) with diabetic patients and one with healthcare professionals (general practitioners, dia-betologists, pharmacists, home(More)
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