Urban Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit Report: Aggregate Results from Urban Indian Health Organizations 2005-2009


The purpose of this report is to provide a description of the annual diabetes audit data collected by participating IHS-funded urban Indian health organizations (UIHO). This report’s format is based on the Indian Health Service’s Diabetes Best Practice Guidelines. First developed in 2001 by a workgroup coordinated by the IHS Division of Diabetes Prevention and Treatment, best practices are based on the latest scientific research as well as diabetes success stories and experiences within AI/AN communities. Included are selected “key measures” from the Best Practice Guidelines, with accompanying aggregated data from participating UIHO between the years 2005-2009. 46 p