Speakers: Natalie Raffoul, Anthony Russell, Gary Deed & Michelle Robins
This workshop will facilitate a case-based peer discussion focussing on glucose management of type 2 diabetes in the context of the updated Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) treatment algorithm. Discussion of the cases will explore factors influencing the choice of second and third-line blood glucose lowering medicines, the stepwise treatment of diabetes and determining when to escalate therapy as well as identifying the best approach to assess, manage and monitor risk of diabetes complications.
- Explore the factors influencing the choice of blood glucose lowering therapies for type 2 diabetes and determine when to escalate therapy
- Identify strategies to promote medication adherence
- Develop a systematic approach to assess, manage and monitor risk of diabetes complications.
- Individualise glycaemic treatment targets depending on patient specific factors
Intended audience: Mixed health professionals, particularly GPs, nurses and allied health workers.