Using electronic medical records analysis to investigate the effectiveness of lifestyle programs in real-world primary care is challenging: a case study in diabetes mellitus
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 05/09/2012Linmans JJ et al.
Despite effective lifestyle interventions in controlled trial settings, the authors found that real–world primary care is only able to stabilize weight and HbA1c in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) over time. Medical registration can be used to monitor the actual effectiveness of interventions in primary care.
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