Type 2 diabetes in family practice. Room for improvement.

@article{Harris2003Type2D,
  title={Type 2 diabetes in family practice. Room for improvement.},
  author={Stewart B Harris and Moira Stewart and Judith Belle Brown and Stephen Wetmore and Catherine Faulds and Susan Webster-Bogaert and Sheila Porter},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={2003},
  volume={49},
  pages={778-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To further knowledge of diabetes management in family practice. DESIGN Retrospective, observational chart audit study. SETTING Southwestern Ontario. PARTICIPANT A random sample of non-academic family physicians and a random selection of their patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Glycemic control as measured by HbA1c and adherence to recommendations in clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). RESULTS Eighty-four percent of patients had at least one HbA1c… CONTINUE READING
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