Reason(s) for starting a new therapy, n (%) Total
Easy Start of Insulin Therapy 121 (76.1)
Easy Intensification of Insulin Therapy 22 (13.8)
Improve HbA1c 106 (66.7)
Improve FBG 121 (76.1)
Improve PPG 113 (71.1)
Reduce Risk of Hypoglycaemia 27 (17.0)
Patient Dissatisfaction with Previous Therapy 64 (40.3)
Side Effects from Previous Therapy 12 (7.5)
Change Due To Insulin Pen 29 (18.2)
Allow For Mealtime Administration 50 (31.4)
Percentages are based on the number of patients with non-missing values A patient may have findings in more than one category in Reason(s) for starting a new therapy
Table 2: Reason (s) for starting a new therapy.