Prescribing trends for the outpatient treatment of adolescents and young adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  title={Prescribing trends for the outpatient treatment of adolescents and young adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={H. Phan and K. Porter and B. Sill and M. Nahata},
  journal={Journal of managed care pharmacy : JMCP},
  volume={18 8},
BACKGROUND Little is known about U.S. outpatient prescribing trends for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in adolescents and young adults. OBJECTIVES To determine (a) trends in the outpatient prescribing of pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies and (b) factors influencing prescribing trends for adolescents and young adults with T2DM. METHODS A retrospective, cross-sectional analysis was conducted on office visits of adolescents (12-17 years) and young adults (18-39 years) with T2DM or… Expand
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