Why do diabetic patients not attend appointments with their dietitian?

@article{Spikmans2003WhyDD,
  title={Why do diabetic patients not attend appointments with their dietitian?},
  author={F. Spikmans and Johannes Brug and M M B Doven and Hinke M. Kruizenga and Geesje H. Hofsteenge and M A E van Bokhorst-van der Schueren},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          151-8
        }
}
PURPOSE Determining the prevalence of and possible reasons for nonattendance of diabetic nutritional care clinics. METHODS Data were collected by means of a telephone survey and a review of patient records among 293 (166 attendees and 127 nonattendees) patients undergoing outpatient treatment at a university hospital. The t-tests, chi-square tests and logistic regression analysis were used to identify potential determinants of nonattendance. The theoretical framework was primarily based on… 

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