Diabetes Care Resource Library
A real world approach to insulin therapy in a primary care practice journal article
This journal article examines the practical guidelines for initiating insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes in a primary care practice.
Addressing the problem of psychological insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes journal article
This journal article discusses the resistance of patients with type 2 diabetes to beginning insulin therapy and how to address the associated psychological factors.
Building programs to reduce sharps injuries from insulin injections
This journal article written by Amber Hogan and Ginger parker discusses stratgeies to reduce NSIs
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Changing injury trends related to diabetes and insulin injection
This journal article written by Amber Hogan and Ginger parker discusses the prevelance of NSIs with insulin injections
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Clinical outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes managed by a diabetes resource nurse in a primary care practice journal article
This journal article discusses the results of a study that examined nurse intervention protocols as a way to improve diabetes care.
Comparative glycemic control, safety and patient ratings for a new 4-mm x 32-G insulin pen needle in adults with diabetes journal article
This journal article from Current Medical Research and Opinion details a study that evaluated the safety, efficacy and patient ratings of a new 4-mm x 32-G pen needle.
This journal article assesses the factors associated with patients intentionally skipping insulin injections.
Hand grip strength in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus journal article
This journal article from Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice details a study that compared hand grip strength and pinch power, which are important parameters of hand function, in 76 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and 47 nondiabetic control subjects.
Impact of a modified needle tip geometry on penetration force as well as acceptability, preference and perceived pain in subjects with diabetes journal article
This journal article from the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology details a clinical study that evaluated a modified five-bevel pen needle tip vs three-bevel pen needles in laboratory penetration force testing.