Drug treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults
Andrew Lowey Quality assurance/research pharmacist, Trust Headquarters, St James’s Hospital, Leeds
This article outlines the pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes and its complications in adults. Practical aspects of the drug options and the evidence supporting their use are discussed. The need for a holistic, patient-centred approach to achieve the treatment goals of glycaemic control and prevention of complications is emphasised.
Nursing Standard. 20, 11,55-64. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.11.20.11.55.c4012
Published in print: 23 November 2005Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review