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Senior man with diabetes using glucometer to check blood sugar level at home

Key learning points: diabetes in older people with frailty

2019-09-20T08:17:00+01:00By Professor Alan Sinclair

Professor Alan Sinclair explains how care should be personalised and targets adapted for older people with diabetes, including an assessment of frailty

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Type 2 diabetes: the role of the practice pharmacist


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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Educational resources

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Guideline for the managed introduction of biosimilar basal insulin

2019-10-09T14:58:00+01:00Supported by an educational grant from Mylan

Guidelines identified a need for clinical guidance in a specific area and approached Mylan for an educational grant to support the development of a working party guideline. This working party guideline was developed by Guidelines, and the Chair and members of the group were chosen by and convened by ...

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Formulary decision guide: Ozempic®▼ (semaglutide)

2019-08-19T13:22:00+01:00Commissioned by Novo Nordisk Limited

Information intended for healthcare professionals only. This formulary decision guide was developed from content supplied by Novo Nordisk in a format developed by Guidelines in Practice. It has been reviewed by Novo Nordisk, who commissioned the development of the formulary decision guide.

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Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes, 2018: ADA/EASD consensus report

2019-04-09T09:38:00+01:00Commissioned by Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited

Watch this short animation, commissioned by Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited, to find out about the third joint consensus report on the management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).

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Semglee® ▼ (insulin glargine biosimilar)

2019-01-07T08:39:00+00:00Commissioned by Mylan

This formulary decision guide was developed from content provided by Mylan Ltd in a format developed by Guidelines in Practice.

Related Guidelines summaries

  • Guideline for the managed introduction of biosimilar basal insulin

    Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:02 GMT

    This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Down S et al with the support of a grant from Mylan.

  • NICE type 2 diabetes guideline

    Tue, 03 Sep 2019 00:00 GMT

    This summary provides recommendations on blood glucose targets, patient education, and includes a useful algorithm on blood glucose management

  • Type 2 diabetes treatment pathway comparison

    Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:57 GMT

    This comparison table summarises recommendations on the management of hyperglycaemia in adults with type 2 diabetes from ADA/EASD, NICE, and SIGN.

  • Type 2 diabetes: frailty in older people

    Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:43 GMT

    Summary covers glycaemic targets for older people, priorities for improving high-quality diabetes care, and a useful frailty assessment pathway.

  • NICE pancreatitis guideline

    Tue, 05 Feb 2019 12:19 GMT

    Summary of NICE guidance on pancreatitis covers managing complications, nutrition support, and referral for specialist treatment.