Patient adherence to medication requirements for therapy of type 2 diabetes.

@article{Bailey2011PatientAT,
  title={Patient adherence to medication requirements for therapy of type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Clifford J Bailey and M Kodack},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={314-22}
}
Type 2 diabetes is a complex, progressive endocrine and metabolical disease that typically requires substantial lifestyle changes and multiple medications to lower blood glucose, reduce cardiovascular risk and address comorbidities. Despite an extensive range of available and effective treatments, < 50% of patients achieve a glycaemical target of HbA(1c) < 7.0% and about two-thirds die of premature cardiovascular disease. Adherence to prescribed therapies is an important factor in the… CONTINUE READING
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