Diabetes care and outcomes
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Objective : To evaluate diabetes care, outcomes and compliance with diabetes guidelines.
Design : A Retrospective Study.
Setting : Salmaniya Medical Complex, Endocrinology Clinics, Bahrain.
Method : Patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) were included in the study.
Patient’s personal characteristics, diabetic care and outcome measures were documented from January 2018 to December 2018.
Result: Three hundred seventy-seven records were reviewed; 232 (61.5%) were females and 211 (55.9 %) were below 60 years.
Glycated hemoglobin was measured in 265 (70.3 %), of which, 114 (30.2 %) had levels below 7 % and 86 (22.8 %) had levels above 8 %.
Two hundred twenty-eight (60.5 %) patients had their blood pressure checked at least twice per year; 143 (38 %) had their systolic and diastolic pressures controlled.
Kidney function tests ranged between 55 % and 88 %.
Ninety (23.9 %) patients had their weight measured and 86 (22.8 %) had their Body Mass Index measured.
Conclusion: The level of diabetes care for type-2 diabetic patients was suboptimal.
A multilevel action plan is crucial to improve healthcare providers’ compliance with the recommended diabetes guidelines.
American Psychological Association (APA)
al-Uwaynati, Mahmud& Abd Allah, Habib& Radi, Husayn Taha Abd al-Wahhab& Husayn, Ahmad& Kayid, Fatimah& Nasir, Sarah. 2020. Diabetes care and outcomes. Bahrain Medical Bulletin،Vol. 42, no. 1, pp.24-27.
Modern Language Association (MLA)
al-Uwaynati, Mahmud…[et al.]. Diabetes care and outcomes. Bahrain Medical Bulletin Vol. 42, no. 1 (Mar. 2020), pp.24-27.
American Medical Association (AMA)
al-Uwaynati, Mahmud& Abd Allah, Habib& Radi, Husayn Taha Abd al-Wahhab& Husayn, Ahmad& Kayid, Fatimah& Nasir, Sarah. Diabetes care and outcomes. Bahrain Medical Bulletin. 2020. Vol. 42, no. 1, pp.24-27.
Includes bibliographical references : p. 26-27
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