Multidrug Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

May 2011
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS231
Academic Journal
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.


Related Articles

  • Focused education encourages better diabetes self-management. Edlin, Mari // Managed Healthcare Executive;Oct2002, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p37 

    Discusses the application of focused education programs for more effective diabetes management in the managed care plan setting. Importance of emphasizing the forefront position of nurse educators; Significance of point-of-care HbA1c testing to educate patients and make changes in medications.

  • Diabetes prevention focus of program. Denney, Lorene // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);9/16/2009, Vol. 137 Issue 37, p11A 

    The article offers information on the five-week program on how to best treat and prevent diabetes to be held on September 22 to October 20, 2009 in Texas.

  • Diabetes-specific prevention-care practices among adults in a managed-care population--Colorado,...  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/31/1997, Vol. 46 Issue 43, p1018 

    Focuses on the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the United States, while focusing on its relation to managed-care organizations (MCOs) and prevention care practices. Reference to a report by the Colorado Diabetes Control Program (CDCP) a collaboration with MCO that state; Findings of the...

  • Your views: We must try to engage patients in care plans. Bhatti, Qasim // GP: General Practitioner;1/26/2015, p7 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Care plans should replace traditional diabetes care to save more lives, says charity" that was featured on January 14, 2015 in the magazine's Web site GPonline.

  • Why should MCOs provide early diabetes care? Muirhead, Greg // Drug Topics;1/8/96, Vol. 140 Issue 1, p59 

    Explains why managed care organizations should provide early diabetes care. Prevention of complications; Rotation through health plans; Standards of care for diabetes care.

  • Development and clinical outcomes of pharmacist-managed diabetes care clinics. Morello, Candis M.; Zadvorny, Emily B.; Cording, Margaret A.; Suemoto, Ryan T.; Skog, Jilian; Harari, Amir // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/15/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 14, p1325 

    Purpose. The development and outcomes of two pharmacist-managed diabetes care clinics (DCCs) are described. Methods. Retrospective data analysis was performed to determine the outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who were treated in two pharmacist-managed DCCs. Primary outcome...

  • The Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study.  // Diabetes Care;Feb2002, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p386 

    Describes the translating research into action for diabetes (TRIAD) study in managed care in the United States. Hypothesis of the TRIAD study; Translational research centers of the TRIAD study; Conclusions.

  • Diabetes Reporting as a Cause of Death. McEwen, Laura N.; Kim, Catherine; Haan, Mary; Ghosh, Debashis; Lantz, Paula M.; Mangione, Carol M.; Safford, Monika M.; Marrero, David; Thompson, Theodore J.; Herman, William H. // Diabetes Care;Feb2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p247 

    OBJECTIVE -- To determine the frequency of reporting of diabetes on death certificates of decedents with known diabetes, define factors associated with reporting of diabetes, and describe trends in reporting over time. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS-- Data were obtained from 11,927 participants...

  • Perception of Neighborhood Problems, Health Behaviors, and Diabetes Outcomes Among Adults With Diabetes in Managed Care. Gary, Tiffany L.; Safford, Monika M.; Gerzoff, Robert B.; Ettner, Susan L.; Karter, Andrew J.; Beckles, Gloria L.; Brown, Arleen F. // Diabetes Care;Feb2008, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p273 

    OBJECTIVE -- Recent data suggest that residential environment may influence health behaviors and outcomes. We assessed whether perception of neighborhood problems was associated with diabetes behaviors and outcomes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS -- This cross-sectional analysis included 7,830...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics