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2015 Vol 44 (5) 257–336

This month's articles include Glucose-lowering medicines, Introduction of insulin in T2DM, Continuous glucose monitoring and pumps, and Diet and diabetes


Type 2 diabetes and obesity in young adults

Janice Charles, Allan J Pollack, Helena Britt

Glucose-lowering medicines for type 2 diabetes

Peter Davoren

The introduction of insulin in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Jencia Wong, Eddy Tabet

Continuous glucose monitoring and pumps

Neale Cohen

Diet and diabetes

Gary Deed, John Barlow, Dev Kawol, Gary Kilov, Anita Sharma, Liew Yu Hwa

Up front

Constructing quality health policy

Glenn Duns

Letters to the editor


New-onset ptosis initially diagnosed as conjunctivitis

Neil Sharma, Ju-Lee Ooi, Rebecca Davie, Palvi Bhardwaj

Acrodermatitis enteropathica in an adult

Celia Horcajada-Reales , Lucia Barchino-Ortiz, Elena Conde-Montero , Ricardo Suarez-Fernandez

Management of castration-resistant (advanced) prostate cancer (CRPC): rationale, progress and future directions

Sam Chopra, Prem Rashid

Dementia, decision aids and general practice

John Carmody, Victoria Traynor, Ana Steele

The 2013 Australian dietary guidelines and recommendations for older Australians

Sonya Brownie , Holly Muggleston, Christopher Oliver


Review of patient satisfaction with services provided by general practitioners in an antenatal shared care program

Catherine Lucas, Karen Charlton, Lucy Brown, Erin Brock, Leanne Cummins


Reducing risk in general practice

Siobhan Tiernan, Robyn Chambers, Katharine Richardson, Kayla Schembri, Janette Galea, Ian Williams


Residential aged care facility residents: training issues for Australian general practitioners

Jan Radford

Back pages

Book Reviews

Clinical challenge