Assessment of the Need for Continued Oral Therapy in DiabeticsBr Med J 1972; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5801.649 (Published 11 March 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;1:649
- A. M. Tomkins,
- Arnold Bloom
Hypoglycaemic agents were replaced by placebos in diabetic patients attending a hospital clinic. Of 62 patients observed, 43 (69%) relapsed within six months but blood sugar control remained unchanged in 19 (31%) during the period of observation.