Chapter 56. The Role of Community and Specialist Services

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology2,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair4 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President5
  1. Jane Overland MPH, PhD Nurse Practitioner Clinical Associate Professor Faculty of Nursing,
  2. Margaret McGill RN, MSc(med) and
  3. Dennis K. Yue MBBS, FRACP, PhD

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch56

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Overland, J., McGill, M. and Yue, D. K. (2010) The Role of Community and Specialist Services, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch56

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 5

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Diabetes Center, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • Primary care for diabetes;
  • Traditional specialist care;
  • Private specialist diabetes care;
  • Integrated specialist care;
  • Sharing the burden of diabetes between community care and specialist care;
  • Improving synergism between primary and specialist care;
  • Rethinking diabetes care;
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM);
  • Communication between primary and specialist care;
  • The future challenge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Primary care for diabetes

  • Traditional specialist care

  • Sharing the burden of diabetes between community care and specialist care

  • Integrated specialist care

  • Rethinking diabetes care

  • Improving synergism between primary and specialist care

  • The future challenge

  • Communication between primary and specialist care

  • References