Letters Self monitoring in diabetes

Authors' reply

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39297.466516.1F (Published 09 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:272
  1. Andrew Farmer, lecturer1,
  2. Patricia Yudkin, reader1,
  3. Elizabeth Goyder, reader2,
  4. Andrew Neil, professor3
  1. 1Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 7LF
  2. 2School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
  3. 3Division of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Oxford

    We agree with Moore et al that the results of a clinical trial should be interpreted in the context of an individual patient. Our trial of self monitoring of blood glucose does not exclude the possibility of a clinically important benefit for specific patient subgroups. While we welcome the improvements in care offered by …

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