New diabetes advice from Therapeutic Guidelines

Revised guidelines on diabetes management have been included in the latest edition of Therapeutic Guidelines Endocrinology.

Co-authored by ADEA board member and Victorian Diabetes Educator Elizabeth Obertsteller, the new guidelines now include separate advice on managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

The new guidelines now have added indicators for urgent action in patients presenting with hyperglycaemia, and a new section on diabetes and hyperglycaemia in patients with intercurrent illness. This includes guidance