For patients with type 2 diabetes, barrier categories to glycemic control include psychological/support, socioeconomic, and accessibility, and addressing these barriers improves glycemic control, according to a study published online Aug. 11 in American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Care.
Ronnie Aronson, M.D., from LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology in Toronto, and colleagues identified participants from a large Canadian registry, assessed barriers to glycemic control, and implemented strategies to improve glycemic control. Of the 1,379 patients who were eligible for inclusion, 155 were enrolled.
“In registry-identified hyperglycemic patients with type 2 diabetes, the use of barrier-specific care paths significantly improved glycemic control in otherwise refractory patients with persistently elevated HbA1c,” the authors write.
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