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An explanatory randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led, consultation-based intervention to support patients with adherence to taking glucose lowering medication for type 2 diabetes.

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BACKGROUND: Failure to take medication reduces the effectiveness of treatment leading to increased morbidity and mortality. We evaluated the efficacy of a consultation-based intervention to support objectively-assessed adherence to oral glucose lowering medication (OGLM) compared to usual care among people with type 2 diabetes. METHODS: This was a parallel group randomised trial in adult patients with type 2 diabetes and HbA1c ≥ 7.5% (58 mmol/mol), prescribed at least one OGLM. Participants w...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2296-13-30

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Funding agency for:
Farmer, A
Grant:
G0500267
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC family practice Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
30
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2296
ISSN:
1471-2296
Source identifiers:
323009

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