Race as a Factor for Intensification of Diabetes Medications

The Diabetes Educator: March 8, 2013

Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate if patients of nonwhite race are less likely to receive insulin therapy for treatment of poorly controlled diabetes than patients of white race.

Methods A retrospective review was performed of patients with an A1C >10%. The primary objective was to determine any difference in the initiation of insulin between white and nonwhite patients. Read more