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Factors Influencing the Prescribing Preferences of Physicians for Drug-Naive Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Real-World Setting in Japan: Insight from a Web Survey

Factors Influencing the Prescribing Preferences of Physicians for Drug-Naive Patients with Type 2... Diabetes Ther (2018) 9:1185–1199 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-018-0431-3 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Factors Influencing the Prescribing Preferences of Physicians for Drug-Naive Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Real-World Setting in Japan: Insight from a Web Survey . . Hiroki Murayama Kota Imai Masato Odawara Received: March 14, 2018 / Published online: April 25, 2018 The Author(s) 2018 primary endpoints were the proportions of ABSTRACT physicians who considered particular treatment factors and patient characteristics when select- Introduction: The Japanese guidelines for type ing the appropriate treatment for drug-naive 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) emphasize individ- T2DM patients. ualization of treatment based on patient need Results: A total of 491 physicians participated and encourage physicians to select an appro- in the survey. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors priate oral antidiabetes drug (OAD). However, (DPP-4is) were the most-preferred first-line limited evidence is available on the factors OADs, followed by metformin, of both special- influencing the selection by physicians (dia- ists (69% vs. 60%) and nonspecialists (73% vs. betes specialists and nonspecialists) of the first- 47%). The most influential factors when a DPP- line OAD to treat drug-naive patients with 4i was selected were found to be glycated T2DM. A survey was designed to explore the hemoglobin (HbA1c), postprandial http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Diabetes Therapy Springer Journals

Factors Influencing the Prescribing Preferences of Physicians for Drug-Naive Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Real-World Setting in Japan: Insight from a Web Survey

Diabetes Therapy , Volume 9 (3) – Apr 25, 2018

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by The Author(s)
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine; Diabetes; Cardiology; Endocrinology
ISSN
1869-6953
eISSN
1869-6961
DOI
10.1007/s13300-018-0431-3
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Abstract

Diabetes Ther (2018) 9:1185–1199 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-018-0431-3 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Factors Influencing the Prescribing Preferences of Physicians for Drug-Naive Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Real-World Setting in Japan: Insight from a Web Survey . . Hiroki Murayama Kota Imai Masato Odawara Received: March 14, 2018 / Published online: April 25, 2018 The Author(s) 2018 primary endpoints were the proportions of ABSTRACT physicians who considered particular treatment factors and patient characteristics when select- Introduction: The Japanese guidelines for type ing the appropriate treatment for drug-naive 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) emphasize individ- T2DM patients. ualization of treatment based on patient need Results: A total of 491 physicians participated and encourage physicians to select an appro- in the survey. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors priate oral antidiabetes drug (OAD). However, (DPP-4is) were the most-preferred first-line limited evidence is available on the factors OADs, followed by metformin, of both special- influencing the selection by physicians (dia- ists (69% vs. 60%) and nonspecialists (73% vs. betes specialists and nonspecialists) of the first- 47%). The most influential factors when a DPP- line OAD to treat drug-naive patients with 4i was selected were found to be glycated T2DM. A survey was designed to explore the hemoglobin (HbA1c), postprandial

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Diabetes TherapySpringer Journals

Published: Apr 25, 2018

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