TITLE

Multidrug Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
MICCOLI, ROBERTO; PENNO, GIUSEPPE; DEL PRATO, STEFANO
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS231
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at compliance issue in the use of multi-drug treatment for people with type 2 diabetes. To prevent chronic complications, glycemic control still remains as a goal for treating type 2 diabetes. In a study that used claims from a managed care plan in Oregon, the adherence to oral diabetes medications (ODM) in type 2 diabetic patients was analyzed. Several factors to consider when selecting treatment and medication options include age, duration of the disease and underlying pathophysiology.
ACCESSION #
61968017

 

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