A diabetes database as a key element for integrated diabetes care during the pandemic
A well-functioning diabetes database supports team work and transition of young people from paediatric to adult services.
Close work with IT to link a diabetes database with electronic patient records, pathology lab data and other systems reduces time needed for data input.
A diabetes database has reduced the effort required to upload data to national audits.
A better overview of patients helps to target patients who need extra support.
Locality clinics and virtual clinics benefit from easy digital access to patient data.