No decision aid replaces the conversation patients should have with their clinicians to make important, clinical decisions. Use of these decision aids carries no liability to its developers or to the Mayo Clinic Foundation for Education and Research. If you download our decision aids, we would love to hear from you! Please send us a note at email@example.com to let us know who you are, why you are interested in the decision aid(s), and how you plan to use them. Remember to check back to this page periodically to make sure you are using the most up-to-date version(s).
Diabetes Medication Choice decision aid cards provide information on medications commonly used to treat type-2 diabetes. The information gathered from relevant research studies is organized into 7 issues that may be of interest to the patient. A brief video demonstrating their use can be seen here.
The following publications report the findings of the Diabetes Medication Choice decision aid trials:
- Shah ND, Mullan RJ, Breslin M, Yawn BP, Ting HH, Montori, VM. Translating comparative effectiveness into practice: The case of diabetes medications. Med Care, 2010;48:S153-S158.
- Mullan RJ, Montori VM, Shah ND, et al. The Diabetes Mellitus Medication Choice decision aid: A randomized trial. Arch Intern Med, 2009;169(17):1560-1568.
- Breslin M, Mullan RJ, Montori VM. The design of a decision aid about diabetes medications for use during the consultation with patients with type 2 diabetes. Patient Educ Couns, 2008;73:465-472.