Stephen Brunton, MD, Director of Faculty Development, Cabarrus Family Medicine, Charlotte, North Carolina, describes strategies to overcome sub-optimal care for patients with diabetes, including early insulin therapy and strong partnerships with diabetes nurse educators.

References and Resources
American Diabetes Association. Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes - 2007 Diabetes Care. 30:S4-S41, 2007
Click Here to read the article.
Click Here to view a summary of recommendations.

Amori RE, Lau J, Pittas AG.Efficacy and safety of incretin therapy in type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA. 2007 Jul 11;298(2):194-206.
Click Here to view abstract.

Saaddine JB, et al. Improvements in Diabetes Processes of Care and Intermediate Outcomes: United States, 1988-2002 Ann Intern Med. 2006; 465-474.
Click Here to read the article.

Dr. Brunton has disclosed the following:
Consulting Fees: Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Amylin, Takeda, Novartis

Sponsored by The Doctor's Channel