Management of type 2 diabetes: A handbook for general practice

Updates in this edition

Last revised: 17 Sep 2020

This updated edition of Management of type 2 diabetes: A handbook for general practice (Diabetes Handbook) contains new sections on the following topics:

  • Early-onset type 2 diabetes
  • Mental health and type 2 diabetes
  • Management of type 2 diabetes in older people and residential aged care facilities
  • The use of technology in managing type 2 diabetes

Significant updates to existing sections include:

  • Managing risks and other impacts of diabetes – new recommendation regarding cessation of SGLT2 inhibitors in people with type 2 diabetes who are undergoing surgery and endoscopic procedures
  • Reproductive health – removal of advice on management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). GPs can refer to management guidelines for PCOS
  • Managing cardiovascular risk – new recommendation for the use of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors in people with type 2 diabetes associated with cardiovascular disease and suboptimal glucose control
  • Managing risks and other impacts of diabetes – inclusion of a new section on diabetes management for people fasting during Ramadan

Related documents

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