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The challenges in managing chronic disease - Compliance

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2 Feb 2017 - General
 

Many of us do encounter patients with chronic disease like type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia on a daily basis. Some of the patients are not compliance in taking their daily medications, despite multiple advises given, results in uncontrolled high blood pressure or high blood sugar level / elevated HbA1C, which can be quite risky to those patients cohort. What will be your strategy in dealing with this issues ?

You Yi Hong Thanks for sharing this thought medication non adherence is a very common problem which we face in clinical care. It is also a area which has been very thoroughly researched. I have previously worked with Dr Steve Feldmen from Wakeforest on this area of research. He has written a good article on the Southern medical journal which can be found at http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/846427 Although the ...
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