|Title:||Management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension at UNRWA primary health care facilities in Lebanon|
|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|
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Primary Health Care
|Appears in Collections:||EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)|
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