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Patients who have achieved a modest goal for control of hyperglycemia by a weight-reducing diet and exercise or who have asymptomatic hyperglycemia may simply be followed with a prudent weight-maintaining diet and close monitoring of DIABETES CARE 43 Verify diagnosis of diabetes mellitus• f I Yes No 1. Evaluation for diabetes complications, including ophthalmology referral 2. Identify and treat additional risk factors 3. Exercise program as tolerated 4. Diabetes education program for patient/caregivers + No further intervention ~ Overweight ?
Magnitude and Scope of Management Problems Problems in managing long-term treatment regimens exist for all chronic diseases (Sackett & Snow, 1979; Sackett, Haynes, & Tugwell, 1985). In their comprehensive literature review of regimen adherence, Haynes, Taylor, and Sackett (1979) revealed that adherence to long-term medication regimens ran around 50%; adherence to dietary advice was around DIABETES CARE 45 30%; and fewer than 10% of cigarette smokers stopped smoking on the advice of their clinicians.
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