Stopping insulin injections following genetic testing in diabetes: impact on identity.

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Authors
Shepherd, Maggie
Journal
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Type
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Publisher
Wiley
Rights
Archived with thanks to Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Identification of genes causing monogenic diabetes has led to treatment change, from insulin to sulphonylureas for many previously considered insulin dependent. Changing treatment has led to improved glycaemic control and quality of life; however, the impact of a genetic diagnosis and consequent treatment change on identity has not been explored.
Citation
Stopping insulin injections following genetic testing in diabetes: impact on identity. 2010, 27 (7):838-43 Diabet. Med.
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