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A Quality Ensuring Project With Focus On Patients With Cardiovascular Diseases As Well As Type 2 Diabetes.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00415428
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 22, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 22, 2015
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Brief Summary:
The overall objective is to increase the adherence to national guidelines for patients with established CVD and/or Type 2 diabetes by means of repeated post-graduate educational meetings and regular evaluation of the optimisation initiatives, demonstrated by improvement of goal attainment in general practice.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Heart Diseases Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Behavioral: Patient adherence to national educational guidelines.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 2776 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Patient And Physician Alliance -Guideline Education Treatment Optimization
Study Start Date : January 2007
Primary Completion Date : September 2008
Study Completion Date : September 2008

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Not Specified
Behavioral: Patient adherence to national educational guidelines.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects had to meet all of the inclusion criteria to be eligible for enrollment into the study. The following subjects qualify for inclusion in the study:
  • Subjects for whom measurement of total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, blood pressure (BP) and glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) was planned independently of this observational study and for whom baseline values were or became available.
  • Subjects with known CVD diagnosed > or = 6 months before inclusion
  • Previous myocardial infarction
  • Ischemic heart disease (stable and unstable angina pectoris)
  • Ischemic apoplexy
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • And/Or
  • Subjects with T2D diagnosed > or = 6 months before inclusion
  • At least 50% of the subjects had to have CVD as the primary diagnosis. It was allowed for a secondary diagnosis to be <6 months before inclusion.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects presenting with any of the following were not to be included in the study:
  • Life expectancy of < or = 2 years
  • Unable/unwilling to understand/follow instructions
  • Taking part in a clinical study involving an investigational drug
  • Followed by a specialist for their CVD and/or T2D at the time of inclusion in the study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00415428

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00415428     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A2581154
First Posted: December 22, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 22, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases