Diabetes therapy code NN
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 01/03/2005|
|Definition:||A code set representing the type of diabetes mellitus therapy being used.|
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
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.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Type of diabetes mellitus therapy during pregnancy code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018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:|
Person—diabetes therapy type, code NN Health, Standard 01/03/2005