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Prevention of deterioration of renal and sensory-nerve function by more intensive management of insulin-dependent diabetic patients. A two-year randomised prospective study.

Abstract:

74 insulin-dependent diabetic patients with background retinopathy were randomised to continue with usual diabetic care (group U) or to a more intensive programme (group A) using ultralente insulin as basal cover and soluble insulin at mealtimes. Group A attended the clinic more frequently, received closer dietary supervision, and were taught home blood glucose monitoring. Group A had a significantly lower mean glycosylated haemoglobin level during the study, although the mean level also fell...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
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Journal:
Lancet (London, England)
Volume:
1
Issue:
8318
Pages:
204-208
Publication date:
1983-01-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
5972

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