AN OBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF THE INITIATION OF INSULIN THERAPY FOR GLYCAEMIC CONTROL IN TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS ATTENDING THE MEDICAL OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT OF A LARGE PUBLIC-SECTOR HOSPITAL IN KWAZULU-NATAL.

Leila Mayet, Prof SS Naidoo

Abstract


The aim of this study is to evaluate the initiation of insulin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients attending a busy medical outpatient department (MOPD) of a large public-sector hospital using an objective assessment of data extracted from patient records.