Five-year change of clinical and complications profile of diabetic patients under primary care: a population-based longitudinal study on 127,977 diabetic patients

@inproceedings{Fung2015FiveyearCO,
  title={Five-year change of clinical and complications profile of diabetic patients under primary care: a population-based longitudinal study on 127,977 diabetic patients},
  author={Colman Siu Cheung Fung and Eric Yuk Fai Wan and Fangfang Jiao and Cindy Lo Kuen Lam},
  booktitle={Diabetology & metabolic syndrome},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Number of diabetic patients under public primary care in Hong Kong rose from 150,157 (2009) to 173,015 (2013). This study aimed to track the 5-year change of their outcomes and care standard after the introduction of quality enhancement programmes. METHODS Longitudinal study was conducted on a group of diabetic patients who received continuous care under public primary care between 2009 and 2013. Socio-demographic and clinical data was retrieved from central database. The standard… CONTINUE READING

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