Nonadherence to insulin therapy in low-income, type 2 diabetic patients.

  title={Nonadherence to insulin therapy in low-income, type 2 diabetic patients.},
  author={Israel Lerman and Juan P. Diaz and Ma Elena Romero Ibarguengoitia and Francisco Javier G{\'o}mez P{\'e}rez and Antonio Rafael Villa and Mar{\'i}a Luisa R Velasco and Roberto G{\'o}mez Cruz and Juan Antonio Rull Rodrigo},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  volume={15 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the psychosocial barriers to insulin use in low-income, type 2 diabetic patients; the clinical characteristics of these patients; and the possible causes of nonadherence to insulin regimens months after prescription. METHODS We studied a prospective cohort of low-income patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, aged 45 to 75 years, attending a tertiary health care center in Mexico City, Mexico. Patients were eligible if their diabetes was not controlled with oral agents… CONTINUE READING
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