Self-monitoring of blood glucose did not improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes not treated with insulin

January 2008
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article presents a clinical study that reveals self-monitoring of blood glucose levels did not improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. A randomized controlled trial was conducted on 453 diabetics in England. The patients were managed with diet and oral glycemic agents and observed within 12 months . It is indicated that the patients did not differ for change in glycated hemoglobin level, blood pressure, weight, body mass index and cholesterol.


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