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Type 2 diabetes: the role of the practice pharmacist

2019-02-22T13:58:00+00:00By Muhammad Siddiqur Rahman

Muhammad Siddiqur Rahman highlights the integral role of practice-based pharmacists in managing type 2 diabetes


Co-morbidities in type 2 diabetes


Dr Kevin Fernando describes eight common co-morbidities in patients with type 2 diabetes and how the co-existing conditions should be managed

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Type 2 diabetes: what are the benefits and risks of glucose-lowering agents?


Dr Kevin Fernando explains how SIGN 154 offers evidence-based guidance on glucose control therapies for people with type 2 diabetes

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Top tips: type 2 diabetes


Dr Kevin Fernando provides top tips on diagnosing and managing type 2 diabetes and identifying people at high risk

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An innovative diabetes service redesign in Wakefield

2017-01-12T00:00:00+00:00By Dr Dinesh Nagi

Dr Dinesh Nagi provides insight into an integrated model of care provided by primary care and specialist diabetes teams

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Formulary decision guide: Trajenta® (linagliptin) 5 mg film-coated tablets

2019-01-17T15:07:00+00:00Promotional material from Boehringer Ingelheim Limited and Lilly Diabetes Alliance

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