Table 3

First intervention according to baseline A1C

A1C >7% (n = 1,168)*A1C >7.5% (n = 679)**A1C >8% (n = 429)***
InterventionWithin 6 months n = 725 (62.1%)After 6 months n = 305 (26.1%)Within 6 months n = 469 (69.1%)After 6 months n = 149 (21.9%)Within 6 months n = 309 (72.0%)After 6 months n = 86 (20.0%)
Additional diabetic medication336 (46.3)145 (47.5)245 (52.2)76 (51.0)174 (56.3)44 (51.2)
Addition of a weight loss medication2 (0.3)1 (0.3)2 (0.4)1 (0.7)1 (0.3)0 (0)
Diet consultation/referral to nutritionist53 (7.3)38 (12.5)35 (7.5)18 (12.1)27 (8.7)11 (12.8)
Titration of metformin dosage334 (46.1)121 (39.7)187 (39.9)54 (36.2)107 (34.6)31 (36.0)
  • Data are presented as n (%).

  • Within 6 months is limited to patients who received one of these interventions within the first 6 months.

  • After 6 months is limited to patients who received their first intervention after 6 months.

  • *138 (11.8%) did not receive any intervention.

  • **61 (9.0%) did not receive any intervention.

  • ***34 (7.9%) did not receive any intervention.