Lawrenson, Ross; Gibbons, Veronique; Joshy, Grace; Choi, Peter
Aim: To estimate the prevalence of diabetes by age, gender and ethnicity; to look at quality of care and to investigate disparities in care. Method: A cross-sectional study in three practices in Hamilton. A comprehensive register was generated by identifying patients with diabetes through queries on the practices' computer system looking for diagnosis codes for diabetes, prescription of hypoglycaemic agents, participation in the 'Get Checked' programme or laboratory test for HbA1c. We then...[Show more]
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