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Center for Comprehensive Care of the Patient with Diabetes

Diabetes influences many aspects of everyday life and in turn, many factors can determine its control. That is why in its treatment, it is necessary to address medical, emotional, lifestyle and educational aspects.

In the Center for Comprehensive Care of the Patient with Diabetes, a program has been developed in which several specialists who team up with the patient and their families participate, with the main objective of improving control and avoiding disabling complications of the disease.

Consolidate a model of care, training and research of high quality, structured and multidisciplinary that seeks to improve the quality of life of patients with diabetes focused on promoting self-care.


Improve the quality of life of patients with diabetes through a structured intervention that seeks to empower the individual to change their behaviors and beliefs of their illness for long periods, using international standards of treatment.

Care Program

The aim of multidisciplinary interventions is a comprehensive evaluation of the patient with diabetes, providing tools for self-care and prevention of complications, and the consolidation of a program of long-term control.

The Center for Comprehensive Care of Patients with Diabetes health staff has highly qualified and experience in the field of diabetes:









In addition to individual counseling, group sessions are held each time. Each intervention seeks education about the disease and teaches self-care habilities to promote healthy life without complications.


The program consists of four monthly visits. The patient arrives at 7 am to sampling and start interventions with different specialists from the Center. It has morning and evening hours for your preference. After 4 visits you return to the Center at 1 and 2 years visits. During the time the program ends and the re-evaluation, the patient continues controlling their diabetes with a referring physician. Grupal

In CAIPaDi are attended patients who meet the following:

What are the advantages of attending the Center for Comprehensive Care of the Patient with Diabetes?

Investigation lines



Approval by the Committee for Research and Ethics Committee INCMNSZ (reference number)

Validation of a comprehensive care model for the care of patients with diabetes, applicable in the first five years of exposure to the disease


Prevalence, incidence and progression of retinopathy and macular edema in patients with type 2 diabetes newly diagnosed

Sub-study 1198

Development and validation of a software linked to a website that provide medical treatment and patient empowerment with type 2 diabetes, interaction with medical staff and generating a real-time recording

Sub-study 1198

Evaluation of the effect of personality traits with obtaining the goals of control in patients with diabetes type 2

Sub-study 1198

Comparison of two methods of prescribing physical activity in health personnel


5-year study to compare the durability of glycemic control in a combination regimen with vildagliptin and metformin versus metformin monotherapy as standard therapy, begun in naïve patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus


Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for increasing adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and depressive or anxious symptoms


Peer support program to increase adherence to treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.


Centro de Atención al Paciente con Diabetes