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Clinical Summary

Approx one-third of patients with type 2 diabetes nonadherent to metformin

Miriam Tucker   |   21 October 2022

Takeaway

  • About a third of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) may be nonadherent to metformin.
  • Use of a dedicated pill box was associated with greater adherence.

Why this matters

  • Poor medication adherence may result in suboptimal glycemic control, leading to increased hospital admission, long-term complications, mortality, and health care...

          

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