Relationship of patient request fulfillment to compliance, glycemic control, and other health care outcomes in insulin-dependent diabetes

Richard F. Uhlmann, Thomas Inui, Roger E. Pecoraro, William B. Carter

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Abstract

Patients' perceptions of the extent to which their health care needs have been met may affect compliance with prescribed health behaviors and related health outcomes. The authors examined the relationships of "patient request fulfillment" to patient compliance, glycemic control, and several other health care outcomes in 51 adult outpatients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. On average, patients retrospectively cited 4.5 long-term requests, of which over three-fourths were fulfilled. Fulfillment of these requests was significantly associated with patient satisfaction, perceived health status, fewer insulin reactions, and greater insulin injection time reliability (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)458-463
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of General Internal Medicine
Volume3
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Compliance
Insulin
Delivery of Health Care
Health Behavior
Patient Compliance
Patient Satisfaction
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Health Status
Outpatients
Injections
Health

Keywords

  • compliance
  • diabetes mellitus, insulin-dependent
  • patien satisfaction
  • patient outcome assessment
  • patient participation
  • physicianpatient relations

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  • Internal Medicine

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Relationship of patient request fulfillment to compliance, glycemic control, and other health care outcomes in insulin-dependent diabetes. / Uhlmann, Richard F.; Inui, Thomas; Pecoraro, Roger E.; Carter, William B.

In: Journal of General Internal Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 5, 09.1988, p. 458-463.

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