Karen Bartha discusses recommendations for the safe prescribing of insulin and the types of insulin available for different patient groups.
Karen Blackwood discusses considerations when individualising care and setting glycaemic targets for adult patients with type 2 diabetes, with a focus around decision making when escalating treatment.
What should a patient know about their type 2 diabetes? Summary covers pharmacological management, lifestyle advice, and long-term complications
What are the signs of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in diabetes? This concise management algorithm covers symptoms, investigations, and referral.
This summary provides key recommendations on lifestyle management, treatment options, diabetic CVD, and CKD. Includes a useful treatment algorithm
This summarises NICE's guideline on the identification of people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and the provision of interventions for them.
This updated summary provides recommendations on blood glucose and blood pressure management, and includes a useful algorithm on blood glucose management
Tools and resources
This CPD activity consists of 8 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on the management of type 2 diabetes—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.
This CPD activity consists of 8 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on recommendations for the safe use of insulin, the insulin types available for different patient groups, and patient education—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.