Article

Effect of self-monitoring of blood glucose on glycaemic outcome among type 2 diabetic patients

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 59, issue 6, 2017 , pages: 208–213
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2017.1340250
Author(s): Oluwajimi Olanrewaju SodipoDepartment of Family Medicine,, Ayoade AdedokunDepartment of Family Medicine,, Adedeji Adejumo OlusolaDepartment of Community Health and Primary Health Care, Nigeria

Abstract

Background: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder which leads to complications especially when not properly managed. The role of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in type 2 diabetic patients using oral hypoglycaemic agents has been a source of controversy.

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