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Clinical Care Failures
|Measure blood pressure at every routine diabetes visit.
|Test for lipid disorders at least annually and more often if needed to achieve goals.
|Visual foot exam at every routine visit, comprehensive foot examination annually
|Test for microalbuminuria in all type 2 diabetic patients at least annually and during pregnancy.
|Dilated and comprehensive eye exam at diagnosis of Type 2 and annually.
McGlynn, et al: The Quality of Health Care Delivered to Adults in the United States: Appendix. RAND, July 2004
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