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Table 2 Comparison of DIALOGUE with other existing registries

From: Achievement of recommended glucose and blood pressure targets in patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension in clinical practice – study rationale and protocol of DIALOGUE

  DIALOGUE DiaRegis DIG DUTY
Reference   [2, 3840] [3537] [34]
No. of physicians Up to 700 313 238 n.a.
No. of patients Up to 10,000 3,810 4,020 59,035
Recruitment Starting 06/2012 06/2009–03/2010 2002-2004 2001-2003
Follow-up 2-4 years 2 years 4 years 9 months
Design Prospective cohort Prospective cohort Prospective cohort study Prospective cohort study
Monitoring for data verification Yes (2%) Yes (10%) None None
Proportion T2D 100% 100% 100% 100%
Patients Co-morbid disease of diabetes and hypertension Patients on oral mono- or dual antidiabetic combination therapy Type-2 Diabetes mellitus Type-1 or type-2 diabetes mellitus
Median age (years) n.a. 65.9 Mean 61.8 ± 8.1 64.4 ± 11.7
Female (%) n.a. 46.7 46.8 50.9
BMI (median) n.a. 30.0 Mean 30.7 ± 5.2 Mean 28.7 ± 4.8
Focus Target achievement with respect to HbA1c and blood pressure Hypoglycaemia incidence with antidiabetic drug use Application of guidelines in clinical practice Effect of tailored intervention on target achievement
  1. Legend. n.a., not available.