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Academic Journal of Second Military Medical University



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DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1008.2012.00324

Academic Journal of Second Military Medical University 2012/32 :3 PP.324-327

Review

Changes in management mode for type 2 diabetes

Jim NUOVO 1 , YANG Xiao-wei 2 , LI Chao-xing 3 & ZENG Huan 4

1. Department of Family Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 95817, USA
2. Division of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
3. The First Clinical Department, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, 400016, China
4. Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Management, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, 400016, China



Abstract: Type 2 Diabetes (DM) has become a worldwide epidemic, and the treatment and management of DM have posed a great challenge. This review, taking the related health service system of USA as an example, introduces some key information on the changes of management mode of DM. In the new management mode, the patients, health service stuffs, community health stuffs, and the health system all participate. The patients possess full health knowledge, and the health service stuffs are initiated to provide better service, thus to provide effective management for DM and other diseases.

Keywords: diabetes mellitus  patient care management  chronic disease  model  tool 

Recieved: 2011-08-18 ; Accepted: 2011-11-28; Published Online: 2012-08-27

Corresponding Author: ZENG Huan (zenghuan586@yahoo.cn)

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