Chapter 58. Models of Diabetes Care across Different Resource Settings

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology6,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine7,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair8 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President9
  1. Naomi S. Levitt MBChB, MD, FCP(SA) Professor Head1,
  2. Bob Mash MBChB, MRCGP, PhD Professor2,
  3. Nigel Unwin BA, MSc, DM, FRCP, FFPH Professor of Public Health Faculty of Medicine3,
  4. Jean Claude Mbanya MD, PhD, FRCP Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine4,
  5. Jae-Hyoung Cho MD Assistant Professor5 and
  6. Kun-Ho Yoon MD, PhD Professor5

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch58

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Levitt, N. S., Mash, B., Unwin, N., Mbanya, J. C., Cho, J.-H. and Yoon, K.-H. (2010) Models of Diabetes Care across Different Resource Settings, 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.ch58

Editor Information

  1. 6

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

  2. 7

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

  3. 8

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

  4. 9

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

  2. 2

    Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa

  3. 3

    University of West Indies, Barbados

  4. 4

    University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon

  5. 5

    Department of Endocrinology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808



  • International Diabetes Federation (IDF);
  • Innovative Care for Chronic Conditions (ICCC);
  • Continuity;
  • access;
  • coordination and teamwork;
  • A family and community orientation;
  • Information technology - how to embrace it?;
  • Mobile phone - based telecommunication system to enhance patient self - care;
  • Interactive feedback systems to enhance patient self - care;
  • Internet - based health education and primary prevention;
  • Automatic data uploading system for more convenience;
  • Electronic patient records and decision support


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A comprehensive approach

  • Continuity, access, coordination and teamwork

  • Integrated health care

  • A family and community orientation

  • Patient-centered care

  • Making use of evidence

  • Information technology-how to embrace it?

  • References