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Improvement of primary health care of patients with poorly regulated diabetes mellitus type 2 using shared decision-making – the DEBATE trial

  • Eva Drewelow1Email author,
  • Anja Wollny1,
  • Michael Pentzek2,
  • Janine Immecke2,
  • Sarah Lambrecht2,
  • Stefan Wilm2, 3,
  • Iris Schluckebier3,
  • Susanne Löscher3,
  • Karl Wegscheider4 and
  • Attila Altiner1
BMC Family Practice201213:88

Received: 17 July 2012

Accepted: 13 August 2012

Published: 22 August 2012

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Original Submission
17 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
6 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Eva Drewelow
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
22 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-13-88

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Authors’ Affiliations

Rostock University Medical Center
Institute of General Practice, University of Düsseldorf
Institute of General Practice and Family Medicine, University Witten/Herdecke
Department of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg