Age must be 17 or over with a diagnostic code for diabetes mellitus
The latest IFCC HbA1c having a value of 64 or less in
the last 12 months.
Maximum tolerated diabetes treatment (Added in the last 12 months)
8BL2. Patient on maximal tolerated therapy for diabetes
IFCC HbA1c code
42W5. Haemoglobin A1c level - International Federation of Clinical Chemistry
and Laboratory Medicine standardised
Codes for blood test declined (In last 12 months)
41M.. Blood test declined (v28)
Diabetes exception reporting codes (Added in the last 12
- 9h4.. Exception reporting: diabetes quality indicators
- 9h41. Excepted from diabetes quality indicators: Patient unsuitable
- 9h42. Excepted from diabetes quality indicators: Informed dissent
DM 008.1 Rationale
See DM 007.1 .
Auditing the proportion of patients with an HbA1c below 64mmol/mol
is designed to provide an incentive to improve glycaemic control across the
range of HbA1c values.
Diabetes 008.2 Reporting and verification
See indicator wording for requirement criteria.
Prepared By Jean Keenan