– the National Diabetes Registry was founded to enable promotion of diabetes care,
assessment of the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and its acute and chronic
complications, and follow-up of morbidity, mortality, and basic clinical indicators on a
national level. A national registry is of major importance in the planning of preventive
actions and reduction in health care costs, as well as in the improvement of health care.
All primary and secondary
care physicians who provide diabetes care are obliged to supply data on their patients to
The Vuk Vrhovac University Clinic for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases on an
annual basis, by January 15 at the latest for the previous year (Annual Plan of the
Statistical Activities of the Republic of Croatia; Official Gazette 28/05, 58/05, 04/06,
and Basic Health Insurance Plan and Programme of Health Protection Measures; Official
Data set to be supplied constitutes a BIS (basic informatic sheet), recognised by
the international diabetology community as optimal data collection form for the follow-up
and improvement of diabetes care.
DATA COLLECTION METHODS
secondary and tertiary health centres with diabetes care
within their scope of activities complete BIS
(basic information sheet) using
CroDiab NET system
other secondary and all primary health centres complete BIS
via CroDiab WEB system
all users without access to information technology complete
and mail paper BIS forms
Data are analysed and
submitted to the Croatian Institute of Public Healht on an annual basis.
Standard reports will be
available on these pages from June 2006.
Please acknowledge the
source (Diabetes Registry) if you use data in your work.
Standard annual reports
are freely accessible to the public. To use other data a researcher needs to obtain a
special authorisation by the registry and provide a
written commitment to
ensuring further data confidentiality and using data for the specified purpose only.
We look forward to our
joint efforts in improving our patients' health and we thank you in advance on their