Social stigma affecting non-adherence of insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes management
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHAI, Jim (The University Of Nottingham, School of Pharmacy, Semenyih, Malaysia)
- Co-author(s): Anderson, Claire (The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Wong, Kok Thong (The University Of Nottingham, Semenyih, Malaysia)
Hussein, Zanariah (Putrajaya Hospital, Putrajaya, Malaysia)
Insulin therapy has been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality when introduced to suitable type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients at an early stage, or aggressively enough to achieve their glycaemic control. Malaysian data shows that many T2DM patients are not achieving Hba1c of 6.5% as recommended by the ministry of health but very few people .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.