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Journal Article
Commentary

Patient errors in use of injectable antidiabetic medications: a need for improved clinic-based education.

Wei ET, Koh E, Kelly MS, et al. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2020;60(5):e76-e80.

Insulin is a high-risk medication that can lead to harm if administered incorrectly. This article describes four cases highlighting the importance of providing appropriate education on injectable antidiabetic medications, common diabetes-related medication errors in primary care, identifying patients who may be at high risk and ways to prevent these errors.