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Table 3 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: The impact of a multidisciplinary self-care management program on quality of life, self-care, adherence to anti-hypertensive therapy, glycemic control, and renal function in diabetic kidney disease: A Cross-over Study Protocol

Inclusion criteria
1. Age 18 and over.
2. Clinical diagnosis of diabetes.
3. Clinical diagnosis of renal disease and an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of less than 60 ml/min calculated based on the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD_EPI) formula and/or an Albumin/Creatinine ratio of 30 mg/mmol or more.
4. Free of cognitive deficit as assessed by the recruiting physician, based on a normal score on the French version of the Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire [45]. In the case of a patient being diagnosed with a cognitive deficit, the physician ensures patient’ referral or follow-up.
5. Free of psychomotor skills limitations as determined by the recruiting physician based on the physical examination of the patient.
6. Able to read, write and speak in French.
7. Signed informed consent.
Exclusion criteria
1. Terminal illness other than CKD such as cancer or severe heart failure.
2. Planned major surgical procedures.
3. Patient on dialysis.
4. Patient receiving nursing home care visits for the management of diabetes.