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Social inequality, diabetes prevalence and quality of care of diabetics in Germany

Second funding phase of the «Health-related Competence Network Diabetes Mellitus» (KKnDm)

ermContact person: Dr. Christa Scheidt-Nave, Dr. Christin Heidemann

The project aims to provide population-related data on trends over time in the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and the quality of healthcare for adult diabetics in Germany, depending on educational and social status.

The evaluation is based on two national interview and examination surveys of the Robert Koch Institute, conducted more than ten years apart (GNHIES98; DEGS1).

Duration / status: July 2012 – June 2014

Data source(s): GNHIES98, DEGS1

Project type: Research project

Commissioned / financed by: Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Cooperation partners: Cooperation with responsible parties of other subprojects of the KnDm

Date: 13.10.2014

Publications

  • Rückert IM, Maier W, Mielck A, Schipf S, Völzke H, Kluttig A, Greiser KH, Berger K, Müller G, Ellert U, Neuhauser H et al. (2012): Personal attributes that influence the adequate management of hypertension and dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes. Results from the DIAB-CORE Cooperation.
    Cardiovasc. Diabetol. 11 (1): 120. Epub Oct 5. doi: 10.1186/1475-2840-11-120. more

  • Rückert IM, Schunk M, Holle R, Schipf S, Völzke H, Kluttig A, Greiser KH, Berger K, Müller G, Ellert U, Neuhauser H et al. (2012): Blood pressure and lipid management fall far short in persons with type 2 diabetes: Results from the DIAB-CORE Consortium including six German population-based studies.
    Cardiovasc. Diabetol. 11 (1): 50. Epub May 8. doi: 10.1186/1475-2840-11-50. more

  • Schipf S, Werner A, Tamayo T, Holle R, Schunk M, Maier W, Meisinger C, Thorand B, Berger K, Mueller G, Moebus S, Bokhof B, Kluttig A, Greiser KH, Neuhauser H, Ellert U et al. (2012): Regional differences in the prevalence of known type 2 diabetes mellitus in 45–74 years old individuals: Results from six population-based studies in Germany (DIAB-CORE Consortium).
    Diabet. Med. 29 (7): e88-e95. Epub Jan 16. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2012.03578.x. more

  • Schunk M, Reitmeir P, Schipf S, Völzke H, Meisinger C, Thorand B, Kluttig A, Greiser KH, Berger K, Müller G, Ellert U, Neuhauser H et al. (2012): Health-related quality of life in subjects with and without Type 2 diabetes: pooled analysis of five population-based surveys in Germany.
    Diabet. Med. 29 (5): 646-653. Epub 2011 Oct 6. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2011.03465.x. more