Wrestling with evidence-based medicine

Imran, S. Ali
November 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/21/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 11, p1414
Academic Journal
In this article, the author features his experience in handling a man with type 2 diabetes in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The endocrinologist shares the challenge he encountered in giving insulin to the patient. The attitude of the patient towards insulin injection is cited. Moreover, the author recalls how he dealt with the challenge.


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