MODELS OF CARE AND HEALTH PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION FOR PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES IDENTIFIED AS REQUIRING INSULIN IN GENERAL PRACTICE

Grant number: 1055170 | Funding period: 2013 - 2015

Completed

Abstract

More insulin initiation for people with type 2 diabetes in general practice needs to occur because of the increasing prevalence of this condition and a relative shortage of specialists. Collaboration and coordination between primary and secondary care, and between doctors and nurses, may be important in achieving this. This study utilises a mixed method approach to explore the roles and relationships between the health professionals involved in this task and its impact on insulin initiation.

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