Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Volume 39, Issue 12, December 2010

GPs with special interests Impacting on complex diabetes care

Jane Tsai Cathy Brown Anthony Russell Deborah A Askew Claire Jackson
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The growing prevalence and impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus is of international concern.
This article describes an innovative model of complex diabetes care, delivered by advanced skill general practitioners supported by an endocrinologist and diabetes educator within a general practice setting.
Initial evaluation suggests a trend to better glycaemic control compared with the alternative available hospital outpatient care at a reduced delivery cost. A futuristic, integrated community/specialist model, delivered within a general practice setting, can deliver significant gains for Australians who have complex type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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