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Volume 36, Number 2, pages 16-17

Commentary: What is the Role of Blood Glucose Monitoring in T2DM?

Kathleen Wyne, M.D., Ph.D.

How many times have you asked a patient in clinic for his or her glucose meter only to be told, “No one asked me to bring it”? The majority of patients with newly diagnosed T2DM who present for a consultation tell me that, despite the fact that our clinic staff specifically tells them to bring their meters and all their medications to their first visit. What about subsequent visits? Unfortunately, they say the same thing in those instances, even though I recall having had this same conversation at the last visit.

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