1. High Blood Pressure Over treated in People with Type 2 Diabetes

    Doctors may be overprescribing anti-hypertensives in people with type 2 diabetes by relying only on threshold triggers rather than absolute risk to initiate treatment, researchers say. Australian and international investigators in the ADVANCE trial found in a post hoc analysis that not all patients gain equivalent benefit from BP-lowering treatment...
  2. The Forgotten Risk of Driving with Hypoglycaemia in Type 2 Diabetes

    People with diabetes could be questioned about their driving habits as part of their medication review according to a report, ‘The forgotten risk of driving with hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetes’, published on 22 October 2014. the report suggests that GP’s should ask patients with type 2 diabetes whether they drive...

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