Patricia Goddijn

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AIM The aim of our study was to describe investigate and association between improved glycaemic control on quality of life (QoL) during 1 year of treatment in a sample of 94 Type 2 diabetic patients referred for insulin therapy to an outpatient department (OPD). Treatment was aimed at achieving acceptable glycaemic control by means of maximizing oral(More)
The urinary albumin excretion rate (AER) in a subgroup of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) steadily increases. In these patients a concomitant reduction of the glomerular charge selectivity index (SI) has been demonstrated. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether diurnal variation in AER could be related to a diurnal(More)
Recently, a new diabetes-specific questionnaire, the Diabetes Health Profile (DHP), has been developed to identify psychosocial dysfunctioning of insulin-requiring (NIDDM) and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) patients. The DHP comprises three dimensions: psychological distress (PSY: 14 items), barriers to activity (BAR: 12 items) and disinhibited(More)
OBJ ECT IVE To study the impact of improved glycemic control on changes in selected cardiovascular risk factors during one year of follow-up in NIDDM patients referred for insulin therapy. RESEA RCH D ES IG N A N D METH ODS Ninety-four consecutive NIDDM patients referred to an OPD diabetes team were treated with the aim to achieve acceptable glycemic(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics of patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 who were referred to an outpatient department for insulin therapy. SETTING Hospital De Weezenlanden, Department of Internal Medicine, Zwolle, the Netherlands. DESIGN Descriptive. METHOD Referred patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 visited a diabetes team consisting(More)
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