A community-based model of care improves blood pressure control and delays progression of proteinuria, left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction in Maori and Pacific patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Hotu2010ACM,
  title={A community-based model of care improves blood pressure control and delays progression of proteinuria, left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction in Maori and Pacific patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Cheri Hotu and Warwick Bagg and John Chibunkem Collins and Lorraine Harwood and Gillian A Whalley and Robert Neil Doughty and Greg Gamble and Geoffrey D. Braatvedt},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={3260-6}
}
BACKGROUND In this study, our main goal was to determine whether an integrated, community-based model of care using culturally appropriate health-care assistants to manage hypertension in Māori and Pacific patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is more effective than conventional care in achieving blood pressure (BP) targets and delaying… CONTINUE READING