Table 4—

The impact of planned care and the DEMS on metabolic outcomes

Metabolic outcomesMean change (95% CI)
BaselineDifference between index years (effect of planned care)Difference at index year 2 between users and nonusers of DEMS (effect of DEMS)
Glycemic control
 Last HbA1c7.3 (4.2–16)−0.5 (−0.8 to −0.3)0.01 (−0.3 to 0.4)
Lipids (mmol/l)
 Total cholesterol5.3 (2.3–8.5)−0.3 (−5.0 to 1.7)−0.1 (−3.5 to 1.8)
 LDL cholesterol3.2 (0.9–6.5)−0.4 (−0.6 to −0.3)−0.1 (−3.0 to 1.8)
 Triglycerides2.1 (0.4–19)−0.2 (−0.5 to −0.01)0.1 (−1.7 to 3.5)
Blood pressure (mmHg)
 Systolic blood pressure140 (92–220)−0.1 (−3 to 2.6)−0.8 (−5.0 to 3.4)
 Diastolic blood pressure75 (40–110)0.2 (−1.2 to 1.7)−0.6 (−2.4 to 1.1)
Calculated coronary disease risk
 Framingham coronary risk score12 (−8 to 21)−1.0 (−2.0 to 0.0)−0.3 (−1.4 to 0.9)
 10-year coronary risk (%)23.3 (0.4–75.6)−4.8 (−7.9 to −1.8)−2.1 (−1.1 to 5.3)
  • Data are median (range), unless otherwise indicated.