Table 3—

HbA1c (% ± SD) outcome measure

Nurse-directed careUsual careP
All patients
 Percent of patients249/252 (99)201/252 (80)<0.001
 Initial13.5 ± 3.712.1 ± 3.1<0.001
≥2 tests
 Percent of patients201/249 (81)*145/201 (72)<0.05
 Initial13.3 ± 3.512.3 ± 3.4<0.02
 Final10.3 ± 6.010.8 ± 3.2NS
 Change−3.0 ± 6.6−1.5 ± 2.9<0.01
Followed ≥6 months
 Number of patients120145
 Initial13.3 ± 3.412.3 ± 3.4<0.02
 Final9.8 ± 3.010.8 ± 3.2<0.01
 Change−3.5 ± 3.8−1.5 ± 2.9<0.001
  • Data are n (%) or means ± SD.

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    * Some of these patients were followed for <3 months.