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A community based approach to glucose optimisation for type 2 diabetes

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Background: Attaining optimal glucose control in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is essential to minimise complications, but difficult to achieve in practice with declining β-cell function in patients. Aim: To evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of a protocol-led, treat-to-target approach emphasising earlier oral hypoglycaemic agent (OHA) combination and insulin use to target basal and prandial glucose in primary care.

Methods: T2DM patients aged 40-75 years, with glycosylated haemoglobin...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1256-874X
Publication date:
2003
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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603826987
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English
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2014-07-22

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