TITLE

Achieving optimum diabetic care under the new contract

AUTHOR(S)
Myers, Tonia; Davison, Rina
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Pulse;8/4/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 31, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents advice on the diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes in Great Britain. Importance of identifying the groups at risk for developing diabetes; Advantage of teaching diabetics to monitor sugar levels; Factors to consider in patients taking glitazones.
ACCESSION #
10587520

 

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