Adherence to medicines in patients with type 2 diabetes

Stack, R. ORCID: 0000-0002-0516-0228, 2009. Adherence to medicines in patients with type 2 diabetes. , pp. 22-26. ISSN 1753-9773

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Abstract

Type 2 diabetes is a common chronic condition associated with co-morbid hypertension and hyperlipidaemia. Multiple medicines are usually prescribed to manage these conditions. However, regimens containing multiple medicines are difficult to manage and their necessity may not be understood. As a result adherence can become a problem. This article discusses the impact of multiple medicines on adherence and the way adherence issues can be tackled during general practice consultations.

Item Type: Professional or trade journal contribution
Creators: Stack, R.
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Place of Publication: Oxford
Date: 2009
Volume: 2
Number: 5
ISSN: 1753-9773
Rights: © 2009 Elsevier Ltd.
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:45
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:37
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/17657

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