TITLE

Pharmacoepidemiology of insulin initiation in diabetes care

AUTHOR(S)
Pogach, Leonard M.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/23/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 13, p1287
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the significance of comprehensive measures to define the exact levels of glycemic control and the benefits and risks of insulin therapy in elderly patients. The author suggests that the use of advanced statistical methods such as total cost evaluation and appropriate clinical judgment presentation might help control biases in future studies. He notes that well-conducted analyses of data may allow simultaneous evaluation of outcomes and quality.
ACCESSION #
41784739

 

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