Health-related quality of life is associated with diabetic complications, but not with short-term diabetic control in primary care.

@article{Quah2011HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life is associated with diabetic complications, but not with short-term diabetic control in primary care.},
  author={Joanne Hui Min Quah and Nan Luo and Wai Yee Ng and Choon How How and Ee Guan Tay},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={276-86}
}
INTRODUCTION Type 2 diabetes mellitus is of increasing healthcare concern worldwide, with incidence rising, complications leading to significant morbidity and mortality, posing strain on public healthcare funding. Health-related quality of life of diabetic patients is increasingly being recognised as "the ultimate goal of all health interventions". The aim of our study was to identify the quality of life predictors of diabetic patients in primary care. This study was conducted in 8 public… CONTINUE READING
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