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MeReC Extra 35

The National Prescribing Centre (NPC) has published MeReC Extra 35 (PDF).

This MeReC covers some of key recommendations from the updated NICE guideline on type 2 diabetes. It includes a discussion in the following areas:

  • HbA1c targets
  • Some risks and benefits of intensive glucose lowering therapy
  • Appropriate use of self monitoring of blood glucose
  • Place in therapy for hypoglycaemic agents
  • Interventions should I use to reduce cardiovascular risk

Action: Clinicians involved in the treatment of diabetes will find this MeReC Extra to be useful and informative.

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One Comments to “MeReC Extra 35”

  1. You've missed out one seemingly trivial, yet important bit of information.

    The colour scheme's mint on moss green, so it doesn't hurt your eyes every time you use this vital resource like some recent choices have done 🙂

    Comment by Kev — September 15, 2008 #
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