Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Levels: Evaluating the Impact of a Policy of Quantity Limits on Test-Strip Use and Costs.

@article{Gomes2016SelfMonitoringOB,
  title={Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Levels: Evaluating the Impact of a Policy of Quantity Limits on Test-Strip Use and Costs.},
  author={Tara Gomes and Diana Clarisse Pires Martins and Mina Tadrous and John Michael Paterson and Baiju R. Shah and David N Juurlink and Samantha Singh and Muhammad M Mamdani},
  journal={Canadian journal of diabetes},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={431-435}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the impact of new quantity limits for blood glucose test strips (BGTS) in August 2013 on utilization patterns and costs in the elderly population of Ontario, Canada. METHODS We conducted a population-based, cross-sectional time series analysis of all individuals 65 years of age and older who received publically funded BGTSs between… CONTINUE READING