Stepping Up to Insulin in General Practice
Grant number: 1023738 | Funding period: 2012 - 2014
Helping people control their diabetes through the best possible medical care is important. Most people with diabetes eventually need insulin yet this is a step in treatment that is often resisted by patients and GPs. This study will help GPs and Practice Nurses work with patients who have reached this stage make the change to insulin treatment in a safe, effective, convenient and timely way. This will have enormous benefits through reduced diabetes complications and improved quality of life.
Related publications (9)
Can primary care team-based transition to insulin improve outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: the stepping up to insulin cluster randomized controlled trial protocol
John S Furler, Doris Young, James Best, Elizabeth Patterson, David O'Neal, Danny Liew, Jane Speight, Leonie Segal, Carl May, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, Elizabeth Holmes-Truscott, Louise Ginnivan, Irene D Blackberry
Roles and relationships between health professionals involved in insulin initiation for people with type 2 diabetes in the general practice setting: a qualitative study drawing on relational coordination theory
Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, John Furler, Irene Blackberry, Doris Young, David O'Neal, Elizabeth Patterson
Optimizing care and outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes - lessons from a translational research program on insulin initiation in general practice.
John Furler, Irene Blackberry, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, David O'Neal, James Best, Doris Young
BACKGROUND: Clinical inertia, failure to intensify treatment according to evidence-based guidelines, leads to prolonged, avoidable..