Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Making Choices: Should I Start Insulin?|
|Audience||People with type 2 diabetes, with poor blood sugar control, and have been advised by their doctor/ nurse to start insulin.|
|Options included||Do nothing.
Follow stricter diet and exercise program.
Start insulin injection.
Add another type of diabetes tablet.
Start another type of injection (non-insulin).
Use alternative treatment.
|Year of last update or review||2014|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Lee Yew Kong|
|Where was it developed?||http://dmit.um.edu.my/?modul=DMIT_PDA
Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
|Health condition||Diabetes Type 2|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Language||English, Malay, Chinese, Tamil|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|5 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.