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Many patients with type 2 diabetes take basal insulin incorrectly, self-manage hypoglycemia

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association Few patients with type 2 diabetes are taking their basal insulin correctly, according to the results of a multi-country survey. This is especially relevant information for Indian physicians who treat patients with type 2 diabetes, since India is… 

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Electronic technology can improve patient adherence to chronic medications

Electronic reminders, without personal contact between the healthcare provider and patient, can improve patient adherence to chronic medications, at least in the short term, according to a recently published review. “Indian physicians and health consumers are both optimistic of using mHealth to bring down costs and increase access to healthcare… 

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