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OBJECTIVES This study aims to study determinants for the control of diabetes and hypertension in Al Ain Ambulatory Healthcare patients. METHOD This is a cross sectional observational study of patients attending ambulatory healthcare centers in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates in 2009. From a yearly audit evaluating the care of patients with diabetes and(More)
BACKGROUND The cost effective provision of quality care for chronic diseases is a major challenge for health care systems. We describe a project to improve the care of patients with the highly prevalent disorders of diabetes and hypertension, conducted in one of the major cities of the United Arab Emirates. SETTINGS AND METHODS The project, using the(More)
BACKGROUND Knowledge is limited on healthy lifestyle behaviors and their associations with glycemic and blood pressure control among patients with diabetes and hypertension in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). OBJECTIVE To examine healthy lifestyle behaviors and their associations with glycemic and blood pressure control among patients with hypertension and(More)
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