TITLE

Review: Long-acting insulin analogues reduce risk for hypoglycemia compared with NPH insulin in type 2 diabetes: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Pugh, Jacqueline
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the review of a research by K. Horvath and colleagues that suggested that long-acting insulin analogues reduce risk for hypoglycemia compared with human isopane (NPH) insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes. It is viewed that interpretation of reported hypoglycemia is difficult due to lack of blinding to treatment type and subjective definitions of hypoglycemia. It is stated that compared to NPH, long-acting insulin analogues are costly also.
ACCESSION #
27029978

 

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