ANDIAB2 2010: Quality Assurance of Patient Practices and Diabetes Centre Care

Data Items to be Collected

Page last updated: 16 May 2012

A sub-committee selected data items to be collected – based on experience in ANDIAB 2005. Items considered for collection in ANDIAB2 would include but not be restricted to:

  • Basic Demographic Data – Age, Sex, Diabetes Type, Duration and Therapy …;
  • Patient Self-care Practices
  • Carrying Identification? / Carrying Hypoglycaemia Rx [if relevant]? / DVA patient ? …;
  • Medication Use – Adherence
  • Possibly including assessment of the use of Alternative and Natural Therapies;
  • Quality Of Life assessment – [patient self administer – Centre record Score]
  • ? the SF 36
  • ? a simpler and validated tool – eg EuroQol EQ-5D, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York - used in ANDIAB2 2005
  • ? Diabetes Distress Scale – validated 2 screening question, 17 item questionnaire with total score and 4 sub-scale score interpretations
  • Hypoglycaemia Awareness [if relevant];
  • Lipohypertrophy Presence [if relevant];
  • Smoking;
  • Exercise – ?Type, Amount, Frequency;
  • Allied Health ‘Usage’ – ?number / frequency of visits,
  • including – educator, dietitian, podiatrist, psychologist, social worker, ?other;
  • Depression / Mood [utilizing the Brief Case Find for Depression [BCD] tool 1993 Monash Univ. Dept of Psychological Medicine. [This was first used in ANDIAB 2002 and also in ANDIAB2 2005].