Improving outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: practical solutions for clinical challenges.

@article{Gavin2010ImprovingOI,
  title={Improving outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: practical solutions for clinical challenges.},
  author={James R. Gavin and Mark W Stolar and Jeffrey S. Freeman and Craig W Spellman},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={110 5 Suppl 6},
  pages={S2-14; quiz S15-6}
}
The incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the United States continue to rise, and the disease has become an enormous health concern. While effective glycemic management reduces the risk of diabetes-related complications in patients with T2DM, many patients are unable to reduce their glucose levels to target goals. The authors review key elements in the management of T2DM with an emphasis on achieving and maintaining glycemic control. Strategies are offered to provide… CONTINUE READING