Q&A With Paul Hudson of AstraZeneca US: Looking at Diabetes Treatment Beyond Medication

With a complicated condition like diabetes there is more to treatment than finding the right medication for patients. Providing the information they need and direction to help in their daily lives is also a key part of the overall picture.

With a complicated condition like diabetes there is more to treatment than finding the right medication for patients. Providing the information they need and direction to help in their daily lives is also a key part of the overall picture.

Paul Hudson, President of AstraZeneca US discussed some of these areas during the American Diabetes Association's 75th Annual Scientific Sessions in Boston. Hudson said part of that process includes the Fit2Me app. Engaging with patients, he said is a key part of the treatment picture at this time "Because I think everyone understands how difficult this is." Hudson added that with the "right mechanisms in place," it can help give patients the treatment they need under the right circumstances.