Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the TODAY Study.

@article{Weinstock2019SelfMonitoringOB,
  title={Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the TODAY Study.},
  author={Ruth S. Weinstock and Barbara H Braffett and Paul McGuigan and Mary E. M. Larkin and Nisha Grover and Natalie Walders-Abramson and Lori M B Laffel and Christine L Chan and Nancy Chang and Beth E Schwartzman and Rose Ann Barajas and Nicole Celona-Jacobs and Morey W Haymond},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2019}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is associated with lower HbA1c in youth with type 2 diabetes taking oral medications only or after starting insulin for persistently elevated HbA1c. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS TODAY participants (n = 699) taking oral medications were asked to perform SMBG twice daily. After reaching primary outcome (PO) (HbA1c ≥8% [64 mmol/mol]) over 6 months or an inability to wean from temporary insulin because of metabolic… CONTINUE READING
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