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Title: Management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension at UNRWA primary health care facilities in Lebanon
Authors: Yusef, J.I.
Issue Date: 2000
Language: English
Abstract: A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted at all UNRWA primary health care facilities in Lebanon Field, to assess the quality of care of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. The study reviewed 2202 records of diabetic and hypertensive patients. Both diseases were present at an early age [< 40 years], with family history, obesity and sedentary lifestyle being the main risk factors. The major complication was cardiovascular disease followed by retinopathy. Action-oriented measures to improve the organization and management of the health care services were identified
Description: 378-390
Keywords: Hypertension
Risk Factors
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Primary Health Care
Treatment Outcome
Subject: Diabetes Mellitus
ISSN: 1020-3397
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