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Diabetes therapy code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270787
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the type of diabetes mellitus therapy being used.

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
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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

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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.

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See also Type of diabetes mellitus therapy during pregnancy code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

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

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—diabetes therapy type, code NN Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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