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Safer insulin prescribing and ongoing management of individuals taking insulin in primary care

2017-11-28T16:32:00+00:00By

Karen Bartha discusses recommendations for the safe prescribing of insulin and the types of insulin available for different patient groups. The education patients should receive to help manage their condition is also considered.

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Considerations when individualising care and treatment for adult patients with type 2 diabetes

2017-02-21T00:00:00+00:00By

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.

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Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency guideline

2018-07-24T11:00:00+01:00By Development group: Hambling Cummings Merriman & Widdowson

What are the signs of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in diabetes? This concise management algorithm covers symptoms, investigations, and referral.

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SIGN type 2 diabetes guideline

2018-02-14T12:30:00+00:00

This summary provides key recommendations on lifestyle management, treatment options, diabetic CVD, and CKD. Includes a useful treatment algorithm

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NICE type 2 diabetes prevention guideline

2017-10-23T11:00:00+01:00By

This summarises NICE's guideline on the identification of people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and the provision of interventions for them.

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NICE type 2 diabetes guideline

2017-06-26T00:00:00+01:00By

This updated summary provides recommendations on blood glucose and blood pressure management, and includes a useful algorithm on blood glucose management

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Diabetes UK footcare pathway guideline

2016-07-04T00:00:00+01:00By

A clear summary of the Diabetes UK footcare pathway including advice on disease prevention, treatment of active diabetic foot diseases, and risk assessment.

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Tools and resources

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Blood glucose diaries

2017-03-21T12:19:00+00:00

Source: Diabetes.co.uk (www.diabetes.co.uk/blood-glucose/blood-glucose-monitoring-diaries.html). Hosted with permission.

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SIGN guideline on management of type 2 diabetes

2018-03-26T12:06:00+01:00

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.

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Safer insulin prescribing and ongoing management of individuals taking insulin in primary care

2017-11-28T16:16:00+00:00

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.

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