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ea0034p221 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2014

An evaluation of knowledge and understanding of HbA1c in diabetes patients in a secondary care setting

Bowler Caroline , Erde Ruth , De Parijat

Aim: NICE guidelines states that every diabetes patient should have sufficient knowledge of HbA1c to allow them to be actively involved in their diabetes management. Our study aimed to investigate this in an outpatient setting in a multi-ethnic UK hospital clinic.Method: We interviewed 97 patients using an out-patient questionnaire and also gathered demographic information and latest HbA1c values from electronic data and medical records.<p class="abs...