“Treatment Inertia” a Problem for UK Ethnic Minorities

A new study of diabetes treatment in the United Kingdom has found treatment inertia is greater for black and South Asian type 2 diabetes patients than it is for white people with type 2. The term “treatment inertia” means health professionals are slow to increase the intensity of treatment (such as a raising the medication dose or adding an additional medication) in response to patient needs. Read more

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