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Registry of Diabetes Patients in a Large Health Maintenance Organization in Israel

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel Identifier:
First received: January 28, 2013
Last updated: January 30, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
A computerized registry of diabetes patients in a large health maintenance organization in Israel. The registry is aimed to be used by health professionals to identify diabetes patients and to follow the courses of their illnesses and risk factors.

Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes

Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Month
Official Title: Computerized Registry of Diabetes Patients in a Large Health Maintenance Organization in Israel

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Further study details as provided by Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prevalence rates of Diabetes [ Time Frame: Up to 100 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of performance of eye examinations,blood and urine tests [ Time Frame: up to 100 years ]
  • Number and types of Drugs purchased [ Time Frame: 100 years ]
  • Number of visits to physician offices [ Time Frame: up to 100 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 126000
Study Start Date: January 1998
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2100 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The registry was initiated in 1998 by Maccabi Healthcare services, which is the second largest publicly funded HMO in Israel,serving 24% of the total population with a nationwide distribution.

The registry uses advanced information technology that integrates personal computerized community and hospital records, data from laboratory tests, dispensed medications, physiological signals, radiological images, and reports from investigations and procedures.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Diabetes patients.

Inclusion Criteria:

Diabetic patient was defined according to the criteria suggested by American Diabetes Association - symptoms diagnosed as diabetes and fasting plasma glucose >125 mg/dl (7.0 lmol/l) or casual (namely, any time of day without regard to time since last meal) plasma glucose concentration P200 mg/dl. In order to reach maximal validity, we also included any patient who answered to one of the following: (1) purchased at least two hypoglycemic medications or single insulin dose during 6 months. (2) Had HbA1c result of at least 7.25%. HbA1c of 6.5% was used as entry criterion to registry only when the patient was diagnosed as diabetic.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01779115

Maccabi Healthcare Services
Tel Aviv, Israel, 68125
Sponsors and Collaborators
Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel
Study Director: Gabriel Chodick, PHD Head,Epidemiology & Database Reseaech Unit, Medical Division, Maccabi H.S
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel Identifier: NCT01779115     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MACCVREGDIAB
Study First Received: January 28, 2013
Last Updated: January 30, 2013

Keywords provided by Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel:
Registry,Diabetes,Health Maintenance Organization

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017