Does self-monitoring of blood-glucose affect HbA1c levels in patients with noninsulin-dependent type 2 diabetes?

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Does self-monitoring of blood-glucose affect HbA1c levels in patients with noninsulin-dependent type 2 diabetes?

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Title: Does self-monitoring of blood-glucose affect HbA1c levels in patients with noninsulin-dependent type 2 diabetes?
Keywords: blood glucose
glucose monitoring
disease outcomes
Date: 2012-11
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 15(11): 12.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: Regular self-monitoring of blood glucose does not seem to improve hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) values in patients with noninsulin-dependent type 2 diabetes (NIDDM), except perhaps in patients with HbA1c above 8.0% (SOR: A, meta-analyses and individual RCT).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/16068

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