Evid Based Nurs 3:51 doi:10.1136/ebn.3.2.51
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Insulin adjustment by a diabetes nurse educator improved glucose control in patients with poorly controlled, “insulin requiring” diabetes

Nurse telephone intervention v standard care for patients with poorly controlled, “insulin requiring” diabetes*

Outcome at 6 mo Intervention Standard care RBI (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Reduction in HbA1c level of ≥10% 87% 35% 150% (50 to 369) 2 (1 to 4)

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