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Point-Counterpoint, Part 1: How to Overcome the Complexities of Treatment Decisions for Your Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

In the last four issues, we discussed a new software that can go through over 6 million possible treatments using anywhere from 1 to 5 drugs for an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. Along with determining the best treatment for the patient, it includes the ability to put in what the patient can afford in their budget. Dr. John Interlandi, one of our readers, has submitted a counterpoint to using this software to decide the best treatment options. In Part 1, Dr. Interlandi shares his concerns about the use of AI in medical decision making. 

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How To Overcome The Complexities of Treatment Decisions For Your Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Part 4: Using Computers to Determine Type 2 Treatment: The first three articles in this series focused on what makes treating type 2 diabetes so difficult: the overwhelming number of medicines and combinations; finding effective treatments that work with our patients' insurance coverage and household budgets; and incorporating factors beyond glucose control, such as body weight, adherence, and side effects, into our decisions. In this installment, we discuss how those problems can be represented in ways that computers can understand.

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