Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: In their study of quality improvement strategies for type 2 diabetes, Dr Shojania and colleagues1 found that most strategies produced at best modest improvements in glycemic control but that case management in which a nurse or pharmacist could make independent medication changes was associated with substantially greater improvements compared with any other strategy.
Krein SL, Vijan S, Choe HM, Hayward RA. Quality Improvement Strategies for Type 2 Diabetes. JAMA. 2006;296(22):2680-2681. doi:10.1001/jama.296.22.2680-a