Survey examines physician perception of insulin therapy

05/8/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A survey presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists annual meeting found that while a majority of primary care physicians believe insulin treatment fares better than oral antidiabetes drugs, 66% of respondents chose to delay insulin therapy, saying it may be too burdensome for their patients. More than half of respondents also said different types of insulin products lead to confusion in prescribing, while almost 60% said the therapy was too complicated for most of their patients, researchers noted.

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