Table 2—

Patterns of suboptimal adherence in patients taking 3 or more diabetes-related medications (n = 98)

Medications prescribed per patient (n)Patients (n)Medications per patient with less-than-perfect 7-day self-reported adherence rates (n)
NoneOneTwoThreeFour or more
32217311N/A
4241671
523194
6161312
7871
844
911
Total987715420
  • All medicines in this table are related to diabetes management, including agents for treatment of hyperglycemia, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia.