Eight Charts That Summarize “Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes, 2018”

The following eight charts well summarize the new principles for the management of type 2 diabetes from Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes, 2018. A consensus report by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)[PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF].

The eight charts are:

  • Fig 1 Decision Cycle For Patient Centered Management In Type 2 Diabetes
  • Fig 2 Glucose Lowering Medication In Type 2 Diabetes: Overall Approach
  • Fig 3 Choosing Glucose-Lowering Medication In Those With Established Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Or Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Fig 4 Choosing Glucose-Lowering Medication If Compelling Need To Minimize Weight Gain Or Promote Weight Loss
  • Fig 5 Choosing Glucose-Lowering Medication If Compelling Need To Minimize Hypoglycemia
  • Fig 6 Choosing Glucose-Lowering Medication If Cost Is A Major Issue
  • Fig 7 Intensifying To Injectable Therapies
  • Fig 8 Considering Oral Therapies In Combination With Injectable Therapies

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