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Management of type 2 diabetes: A handbook for general practice

Lifestyle interventions for management of type 2 diabetes

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Last revised: 17 Sep 2020

Once diagnosed, in some patients, type 2 diabetes can be managed with diet and physical activity alone.1,2 In more advanced stages of type 2 diabetes, lifestyle interventions continue to play an important role in managing glycaemia and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, and may be supported by allied health and specialist support services.