Roel O Rischen

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Background: To present actual data to estimate prevalence, incidence and mortality of known type 2 diabetes mellitus in all age categories in The Netherlands. Methods: Prospective population-based study between 1998 and 2000 in The Netherlands. Baseline population of 155,774 patients, registered with 61 general practitioners participating in the Zwolle(More)
BACKGROUND To study the effects of two different structured shared care interventions, tailored to local needs and resources, in an unselected patient population with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS A three-year prospective observational study of two interventions and standard care. The interventions involved extensive (A) or limited (B) task delegation(More)
BACKGROUND Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) continues to increase worldwide. The associated cardiovascular morbidity and mortality are high. OBJECTIVES To study daily practice in preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in an unselected primary care patient population with DM2, and to study factors influencing the care delivered. METHODS(More)
Obesity is an important cardiovascular risk factor in type 2 diabetes (1). Physician characteristics such as age and sex are related to counseling for overweight (2). Other physician characteristics may also be related. Patients indicated greater confidence in nonobese versus obese physicians. Whether this translates into increased success in obesity(More)
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