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Project of diabetes centers network in Pomorskie

Tomasz Zdrojewski, Agata Ignaszewska-Wyrzykowska, Elżbieta Czerniawska-Badtke, Małgorzata Myśliwiec, Ewa Semetkowska-Jurkiewicz, Anna Korzon-Burakowska, Leszek Czupryniak
DOI: 10.5603/DK.2015.0025
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Diabetologia Kliniczna 2015;4(5):210-217.

open access

Vol 4, No 5 (2015)
Varia
Published online: 2015-12-18

Abstract

Introduction. Diabetes is an important health and economical problem in Poland. Pomorskie Region has a population of about 110.000 adult diabetics. Every fourth of them is unaware of having the disease. It is estimated that the number of people with diabetes in Poland will rapidly increase due to population aging.

Aim. The aim of this article is to describe the optimal model of diabetes centers network in Pomorskie to reduce the number of hospitalizations of patients with diabetes and to improve outpatient care. Material and methods. Data of hospital care of diabetics in Pomorskie from National Health Service and from the University Clinical Centre in Gdansk was evaluated and compared to the current guidelines. Then defects of current healthcare on diabetics was indicated. Finally, the model of diabetes centers network in Pomorskie was proposed.

Results. Results are presented separately for hospital and outpatient care. The network of four hospitals was proposed depending of the financial needs, required equipment and staff. In outpatient care several solutions was suggested, e.g. healthcare for young people with type 1 diabetes, pregnant women and patients with diabetic foot syndrome.

Abstract

Introduction. Diabetes is an important health and economical problem in Poland. Pomorskie Region has a population of about 110.000 adult diabetics. Every fourth of them is unaware of having the disease. It is estimated that the number of people with diabetes in Poland will rapidly increase due to population aging.

Aim. The aim of this article is to describe the optimal model of diabetes centers network in Pomorskie to reduce the number of hospitalizations of patients with diabetes and to improve outpatient care. Material and methods. Data of hospital care of diabetics in Pomorskie from National Health Service and from the University Clinical Centre in Gdansk was evaluated and compared to the current guidelines. Then defects of current healthcare on diabetics was indicated. Finally, the model of diabetes centers network in Pomorskie was proposed.

Results. Results are presented separately for hospital and outpatient care. The network of four hospitals was proposed depending of the financial needs, required equipment and staff. In outpatient care several solutions was suggested, e.g. healthcare for young people with type 1 diabetes, pregnant women and patients with diabetic foot syndrome.

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Keywords

diabetes, outpatient care, hospital care

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Title

Project of diabetes centers network in Pomorskie

Journal

Clinical Diabetology

Issue

Vol 4, No 5 (2015)

Pages

210-217

Published online

2015-12-18

DOI

10.5603/DK.2015.0025

Bibliographic record

Diabetologia Kliniczna 2015;4(5):210-217.

Keywords

diabetes
outpatient care
hospital care

Authors

Tomasz Zdrojewski
Agata Ignaszewska-Wyrzykowska
Elżbieta Czerniawska-Badtke
Małgorzata Myśliwiec
Ewa Semetkowska-Jurkiewicz
Anna Korzon-Burakowska
Leszek Czupryniak

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