Management of type 2 diabetes: Australian rural and remote general practitionersí knowledge, attitudes, and practices
Isaraporn Thepwongsa1 MD, Doctor, Isaraporn.Thepwongsa@monash.edu
Catherine Kirby2 PhD, Doctor, Catherine.Kirby@monash.edu
Christine Paul3 PhD, Associate Professor, Chris.Paul@newcastle.edu.au
Leon Piterman4 MD, MMed, MEdSt, FRCP (Edin), FRACGP, Professor, Leon.Piterman@monash.edu
1 Department of General Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
2, 4 Office of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Berwick, Peninsula), Monash University, Berwick, Victoria, Australia.
3 Health Behaviour Research group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, The University of Newcastle & The Hunter Medical Research Institute, School of Medicine & Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia.
Correspondence: I Thepwongsa, Building1, 270 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill VIC 3168 Australia
Author contribution: Isaraporn Thepwongsa: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, literature review, supplied data, collected data, input data, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft. Catherine Kirby: supervised data collection, contributed to drafts. Christine Paul: contributed to drafts. Leon Piterman: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts.
Citation: Thepwongsa I, Kirby C, Paul C, Piterman L. Management of type 2 diabetes: Australian rural and remote general practitionersí knowledge, attitudes, and practices. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2014; 14: 2499. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=2499 (Accessed 17 October 2017)
Submitted: 17 January 2013
Revised: 18 July 2013
Accepted: 30 July 2013
Published: 9 March 2014