Effective interventions to improve medication adherence in Type 2 diabetes: a systematic review

Future Medicine: January 2014

SUMMARY Aim: Medication adherence is associated with improved outcomes in diabetes. Interventions have been established to help improve medication adherence; however, the most effective interventions in patients with Type 2 diabetes remain unclear. The goal of this study was to distinguish whether interventions were effective and identify areas for future research.Methods: Medline was searched for articles published between January 2000 and May 2013, and a reproducible strategy was used. Study eligibility criteria included interventions measuring medication adherence in adults with Type 2 diabetes. Results:Twenty seven studies met the inclusion criteria and 13 showed a statistically significant change in medication adherence. Read More