TITLE

READERS SOUND OFF

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Diabetes Health;Feb/Mar2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of several readers of "Diabetes Health" on the issue that most diabetes drug trials focus on medication's effect on blood sugar levels, but ignore that medication's impact on other outcomes that are important to patients. One reader asserts that many of the available prescribed diabetes drugs have had side effects and complications associated with them. Another reader shares her experience about the side-effects she had after taking various kinds of drugs for diabetes.
ACCESSION #
31438079

 

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