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NY Times highlights NC TraCS-supported Monitor trial

A UNC study supported by a wide variety of NC TraCS services and personnel received attention in a NY Times OpEd piece this week.

The Monitor trial, which took place in 15 primary care practices in North Carolina, found no measurable differences in how patients with type 2 diabetes fared, whether they checked blood sugar or not. Drs. Katrina Donahue and Laura Young oversaw the involvement of the practices in the trial, the latest to indicate that self-monitoring of blood sugar is unnecessary for a large proportion of diabetes patients.

Read more: A Diabetes Home Test Can Be a Waste of Time and Money (NY Times)

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