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Table 5 Follow-up results 2005-2007

From: Structured nursing follow-up: does it help in diabetes care?

Year Physician only follow-up (mean ± SD) Supplemental nursing follow-up (mean ± SD) P-value
HbA1C levels (%)
2005 7.5 ± 1.5 7.6 ± 1.5 0.057
2006 7.3 ± 1.3 7.5 ± 1.5 <0.001
2007 7.2 ± 1.3 7.2 ± 1.4 0.402
Complete 3 years follow-up results in 2007 7.2 ± 1.3 7.2 ± 1.4 0.692
LDL cholesterol (mg %) levels
2005 110.0 ± 30.3 103.7 ± 29.7 <0.001
2006 110.8 ± 30.9 105.7 ± 28.3 <0.001
2007 99.9 ± 30.9 98.6 ± 28.9 0.371
Complete 3 years follow-up results in 2007 100.5 ± 30.4 94.2 ± 27.2 0.0003
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)
2005 136.6 ± 16.4 137.0 ± 15.4 0.617
2006 134.8 ± 14.7 136.5 ± 14.5 0.020
2007 133.8 ± 14.8 133.8 ± 13.7 0.933
Complete 3 years follow-up results in 2007 133.8 ± 14.5 133.9 ± 13.2 0.816