Affiliations 

  • 1 Department of Family Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, JalanYaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. hizlinda2202@gmail.com
BMC Fam Pract, 2013;14:164.
PMID: 24164794 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-14-164

Abstract

Many Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients refuse insulin therapy even when they require this modality of treatment. However, some eventually accept insulin. This study aimed to explore the T2DM patients' reasons for accepting insulin therapy and their initial barriers to use insulin.

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