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The early identification of people with type 2 diabetes can reduce the risk of coronary artery disease, stroke, kidney failure, amputations and vision loss. General practice, as primary care providers, play a key role in managing type 2 diabetes. Targeted quality improvement activities with a focus on diabetic patients or identifying patients with indicators of pre-diabetes can make a significant impact on the health outcomes of the patient population.

Download resource: Diabetes Change Ideas (pdf 114KB)

Plan Do Study Act (PDSA)

Improve Type 2 Diabetic patient indicators (docx 113KB)

Other related Resources 

QIM01 – Proportion of patients with diabetes with a current HbA1c result (pdf 201KB)

Quality Improvement Register (docx 211KB).

POLAR Walkthrough – Identifying patients with no coded diagnosis of diabetes recorded (192 KB)

POLAR Walkthrough – Identify active patients aged under 25 years who have diabetes

POLAR Walkthrough – Identify active patients aged under 25 years who have diabetes and are eligible for a careplan (pdf 305KB)

HealthPathways

View the Diabetes measures for your region on the PHN Exchange GP Data report

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