Self-glucose monitoring and glycaemic control at a tertiary care university hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

@article{Khowaja2010SelfglucoseMA,
  title={Self-glucose monitoring and glycaemic control at a tertiary care university hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.},
  author={Khurshid Zulfiqar Ali Khowaja and Humaira Waheed},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 12},
  pages={1035-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the association between Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) levels and improved glycemic control (HbA1c level) among type 2 diabetic patients, receiving oral hypoglycaemic agents and insulin, and to ascertain the factors influencing SMBG. METHOD Using Comparative cross sectional study design five hundred Type 2 diabetes patients through convenient sampling between 30-70 years were interviewed through a structured questionnaire in year 2006 and 2007 at AKUH Ambulatory… CONTINUE READING
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