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Five minute refresher - glycaemic management of type 2 diabetes

Consultant Dr Tahseen Chowdhury presents an overview of treatment options for diabetes

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  • But remember that older (70s+) people have different needs and responses. There is a bidirectional relationship between hypoglycaemic episodes and dementia with increasing age. In frail and older patients, treat (i.e. prevent) *symptoms* rather than arbitrary risk factors or test results!


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  • very helpful and uptodate information

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  • Visible guidelines great!

    Easy progression in escalation

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  • Imo, dietary and lifestyle changes should be mentioned at every step- not just at the start. I feel too many clinicians forget to reinforce the very real impact patients' dietary choices and lifestyles are having on their health.

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