Type 2 diabetes treatment plans: understanding dealbreakers for patients

A case study on patient preferences and shared decision-making
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By Dr Gary Kilov

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Case study introduction

Patient preference should be a major factor in driving the choice of glucose-lowering medications to treat type 2 diabetes.

For some people, the route of administration is key to compliance, especially for those with a fear of injections or conversely, a tendency to be non-adherent to daily oral medication.

Others worry about potential