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Table 3 Effect of the on-line CME program on participants’ knowledge in treatment of diabetes (n: 526)

From: Knowledge of physicians regarding the management of Type two Diabetes in a primary care setting: the impact of online continuous medical education

Life style Modification OGLDs Treatment Insulin Therapy
Question Pre-test Post-test Diff (%) P-value Pre-test Post-test Diff (%) P-value Pre-test Post-test Diff (%) P-value
Q10: Lifestyle modification recommendation 90.8 93.1 2.3 0.1         
Q11: Advice on healthy diet 46.6 74.3 27.7 0.000         
Q12: Physical activity advice 60.0 78.7 18.7 0.000         
Q13: Medical treatment+ life style change      66.1 82.1 15.9 0.000     
Q14: Concurrent medical therapy      68.8 68.8 0 1.000     
Q15: Combination therapy      46.7 71.1 24.3 0.000     
Q16: HbA1c level to recommend combination therapy      54.1 85.7 31.6 0.000     
Q17: First choice OGLD      71.8 88.4 16.6 0.000     
Q18: Metformin dose at initiation      59.6 63.8 4.2 0.0518     
Q19: Optimal dose of sulfonylurea      62.7 89.1 24.4 0.000     
Q23: Metformin dose titration      45.2 50.9 5.7 0.005     
Q24: Adding basal insulin          61.7 86.5 24.8 0.000
Q25: Insulin regimen          19.9 54.3 34.4 0.000
Q26: Basal insulin dose titration based on FBS          22.2 38.3 16.1 0.000
Q27: Indication for up-titration of basal insulin          58.5 68.4 9.9 0.000
Q28:Indication for adding prandial insulin          63.5 76.5 13 0.000
  1. Wilcoxon matched pairs test was used to compare before/after assessments