n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Improving the quality of diabetic care : guest editorial

Volume 21, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... GUEST EDITORIAL In South Africa and throughout the world the vast majority of people with diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, receive their routine care from family practitioners. Providing quality diabetes care is not a simple matter as it requires attention not only to glycaemic control, but also to lipids and blood pressure, screening for and appropriate management of microand macrovascular complications and addressing the psychosocial needs of the patient.Yet quality diabetes care is critical to ensuring optimal patient outcome. It has been suggested that the quality of care in family practice for patients with diabetes can act as a ..

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