Mobile diabetes clinic educating GPs, patients

Uncertainty over starting patients on insulin is a barrier to improving management of type 2 diabetes, say a team of roving endocrinologists.

The ‘rolling diabetes clinic' launched in western Sydney in March comprises an endocrinologist, a registrar and a nurse who visit general practices to talk through patient care with patients and their doctors.

The GPs select the patients and the diabetes clinic comes to their practice about four times in