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Table 6 Reasons for resumption (n = 140). Question: ‘What triggered your resumption of pharmacotherapy?’

From: A cross-sectional study clarifying profiles of patients with diabetes who discontinued pharmacotherapy: reasons and consequences

Category Comment Cases (%)
Received worsening of HbA1c 55 (39)  
Recognized subjective symptoms or complications 41 (29)  
Incidentally I needed to visit hospital for another disease [injury].’ 19 (14)
Spontaneous 12 (9)  
Regular follow-up 6 (4)  
Other 7 (5)
Total 140 (100)