TRIAL WATCH: Insulin initiation for type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care
Enhanced insulin initiation in primary care is associated with improvements in glycaemic control without deterioration in emotional well-being, according to recent results from an Australian randomized controlled trial of a novel model of care that incorporates theory-based change and an enhanced role for nurse practitioners.
Refers to Furler, J. et al. Supporting insulin initiation in type 2 diabetes in primary care: results of the Stepping Up pragmatic cluster randomised controlled clinical trial. BMJ 356, j783 (2017)