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Table 3 Key factors seen to influence health-care of co-morbid diabetes and CKD

From: Primary and tertiary health professionals’ views on the health-care of patients with co-morbid diabetes and chronic kidney disease – a qualitative study

  Participant subgroup
  All participants (including tertiary health professionals, heads of units and GPs) Heads of units
Key factors Self-management Quality improvement activities
Access to specialist health-care
Coordination and integration of care
 i) GP as the primary coordinator of care
 ii) Poor coordination of care and
 iii) Poor communication between health-care providers
Reactive approach to health