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Transition from specialist to primary diabetes care: A qualitative study of perspectives of primary care physicians

  • Sharon Brez1Email author,
  • Margo Rowan2,
  • Janine Malcolm3,
  • Sheryl Izzi1,
  • Julie Maranger3,
  • Clare Liddy2,
  • Erin Keely3 and
  • Teik Chye Ooi3
Contributed equally
BMC Family Practice200910:39

Received: 27 February 2009

Accepted: 06 June 2009

Published: 06 June 2009

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Original Submission
27 Feb 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Mar 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Arun Baksi
2 Apr 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - mark chamley
1 May 2009 Author responded Author comments - Sharon Brez
Resubmission - Version 2
1 May 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Jun 2009 Author responded Author comments - Sharon Brez
Resubmission - Version 3
1 Jun 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 3
6 Jun 2009 Editorially accepted
6 Jun 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-10-39

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Authors’ Affiliations

Foustanellas Endocrine and Diabetes Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, Elizabeth Bruyere Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada