Rate of delayed clinic visits/medication prescriptions over the study period. The denominator is the population at risk (N = 1118). The numerator is the number of cases of irregular medication prescriptions (P < .001).
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on regular clinic visits among people with diabetes and to elucidate the factors related to visit patterns among these patients during the pandemic. This was a longitudinal study using anonymized insurance claims data from the Joint Health Insurance Society in Tokyo from O...
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... frequency of prescription for each medication did not vary significantly through the study period, except for DPP-4-I. Figure 2 shows the rate of delayed clinic visits/medication prescriptions in each period. The number of delayed clinic visits/ medication prescriptions among the total 1118 participants was 52 in pre-pandemic period 1, 63 in pre-pandemic period 2, 73 in pre-pandemic period 3, and 125 during the pandemic period. ...