Equipoise Is a Slippery Eel
The word “equipoise” is a versatile one. Used as a noun, it implies a “balance of forces or interests,” or a “counterbalance or balancing force.” As a verb, it is used to convey the act of balancing or counterbalancing. The use of this word, however, has fallen dramatically over the past century. Is this because the concept of equipoise is difficult to achieve?
In this editorial, we enumerate and discuss the domains of equipoise, as related to diabetes care ([Table 1]), and wonder if equipoise will always be a slippery eel.
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