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Evidence-Based Diabetes Care
  1. Meredith Hawkins, MD
  1. Albert Einstein Medical College New York, New York, USA

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    Gerstein HC, Haynes RB. Evidence-Based Diabetes Care. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker, 2001.

    Evidence-Based Diabetes Care aims to compile evidence from applied clinical research about the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of a comprehensive list of diabetes-related medical problems. Although the target audience is primarily healthcare providers, the editors suggest that the text could also serve as a resource to those developing or evaluating current clinical practice guidelines.

    In the first chapter, the editors explicitly define the criteria used throughout the text for seeking and appraising clinical evidence. These criteria are based on those used by the Canadian Diabetes Association in developing their clinical practice guidelines, and they are rational and cogent. Although the editors explicitly state that this resource was not intended to present …

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