Self-monitoring glucose doesn't benefit patients not using insulin

01/20/2012 | Health Behavior News Service

Self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients not using insulin resulted in an HbA1C reduction of only 0.3% over six months, and the benefit almost completely disappeared after a year, according to an analysis in The Cochrane Library. Researchers also found that self-monitoring of glucose levels did not alter patients' well-being or general satisfaction and quality of life related to health.

View Full Article in:

Health Behavior News Service

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Food & Drug Associate
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations