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Diabetes study protocol

July 2001
Mark Uehling

  • Analyze HbA1c methods and normal ranges in participating hospitals
  • Collect HbA1c results on all patients in nine regions of Vermont over a three-month period
  • Verify diagnosis of diabetes
  • Perform an educational intervention for primary care providers
  • Collect HbA1c results the following year during the same three-month period
  • Look for improvements in HbA1c results among a cohort of patients

Courtesy of Michael Gagnon