The use of hypoglycaemic and cardiovascular drugs in 582 patients with diabetes mellitus. Description and quality assessment

@article{Brink1993TheUO,
  title={The use of hypoglycaemic and cardiovascular drugs in 582 patients with diabetes mellitus. Description and quality assessment},
  author={Gijs R. van den Brink and R. R. H. Schwartzenberg and Lambertus J Hoeve and Arijan J. Porsius},
  journal={Pharmacy World and Science},
  year={1993},
  volume={15},
  pages={184-184}
}
The medication of 582 patients taking insulin or oral hypoglycaemic agents has been analysed. A characterization is given of the patients and their antidiabetic medication. Subsequently, a description of the use of cardiovascular drugs, in comparison with an age-matched control group, is presented. The diabetic population investigated has an average age of 67 years. Most cardiovascular agents, with the exception of thiazide diuretics, are used to a larger extent in the diabetic group in… CONTINUE READING