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Person—diabetes therapy type, code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDiabetes therapy type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270236
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe type of diabetes therapy the person is currently receiving, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—diabetes therapy type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
01Diet and exercise only
02Oral hypoglycaemic - sulphonylurea only
03Oral hypoglycaemic - biguanide (eg metformin) only
04Oral hypoglycaemic - alpha-glucosidase inhibitor only
05Oral hypoglycaemic - thiazolidinedione only
06Oral hypoglycaemic - meglitinide only
07Oral hypoglycaemic - combination (eg biguanide & sulphonylurea)
08Oral hypoglycaemic - other
09 Insulin only
10Insulin plus oral hypoglycaemic
98Nil - not currently receiving diabetes treatment
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 01     Diet & exercise only

This code includes the options of generalised prescribed diet; avoid added sugar/simple carbohydrates (CHOs); low joule diet; portion exchange diet and uses glycaemic index and a recommendation for increased exercise.

CODE 98     Nil - not currently receiving diabetes treatment

This code is used when there is no current diet, tablets or insulin therapy(ies).

CODE 99     Not stated/inadequately described

Use this code when missing information.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this termTo be collected at the commencement of treatment and at each review.
Comments:Help on this term

In settings where the monitoring of a person's health is ongoing and where management can change over time (such as general practice), the Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY should be recorded.

The main use of this data element is to enable categorisation of management regimes against best practice for diabetes.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Diabetes Data Working Group

Cardiovascular Data Working Group

Reference documents:Help on this termBerkow R, editor. The Merck Manual. 16th ed. Rahway (New Jersey, USA): Merck Research Laboratories; 1992.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Diabetes therapy type, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (19.1 KB)

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See also Female—type of diabetes mellitus therapy during pregnancy, code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

See also Female—type of diabetes mellitus therapy during pregnancy, code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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