TITLE

What the primary healthcare worker needs to know about the management of type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Mollentze, W. F.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
South African Family Practice;Apr/May2012, Vol. 54 Issue 2, pS20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the clinical management of type 2 diabetes. All type 2 diabetic patients are advised to exercise regularly if there are no associated contraindications. The American Diabetes Association's (ADA) recommended approach to diabetes are metformin, lifestyle interventions and medical nutrition therapy. Both the use of insulin and insulin secretagogues can induce hypoglycemia. Aspirin is also recommended by the ADA for patients diabetics with a history of cardiovascular disease.
ACCESSION #
75129477

 

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