TABLE 2

Diabetes Management Priorities of Patients and Physicians for Patients on Basal Insulin

Priorities (up to three responses)Patients, %Physicians, %
Maintaining your A1C goal over the long term6245
Staying healthy for your family4428
Not gaining weight4335
Taking your medications as prescribed3626
Making sure you can afford your medication2953
Avoiding side effects (hypoglycemia)2755
Achieving your A1C goal quickly2327
Being able to keep working1316
Maintaining an active social life1314
Other11