A qualitative study on healthcare professionals’ perceived barriers to insulin initiation in a multi-ethnic population

@inproceedings{Lee2012AQS,
  title={A qualitative study on healthcare professionals’ perceived barriers to insulin initiation in a multi-ethnic population},
  author={Yew Kong Lee and Ping Yein Lee and Chirk Jenn Ng},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Nationwide surveys have shown that the prevalence of diabetes rates in Malaysia have almost doubled in the past ten years; yet diabetes control remains poor and insulin therapy is underutilized. This study aimed to explore healthcare professionals' views on barriers to starting insulin therapy in people with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Healthcare professionals consisting of general practitioners (n = 11), family medicine specialists (n = 10), medical officers (n = 8), government… CONTINUE READING

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