Involving patients can work in home blood glucose testing

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7380.103/b (Published 11 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:103
  1. David Kerr, consultant (david.kerr@rbch-tr.swest.nhs.uk)
  1. Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth BH7 7DW

    EDITOR—According to the paper by Gray et al, the single biggest cost of implementing intensive control of blood glucose concentrations in type 2 diabetes relates to the use of home blood glucose monitoring.1 This is surprising.

    Firstly, currently evidence and agreement are lacking on the role of home blood glucose monitoring in type 2 diabetes.

    Secondly, …

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