Diabetes and Primary Care Australia journal content: Vol 1 Issue 1 (January 2016)

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Editorial
Welcome to the Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia (PCDSA) pdf
Gary Kilov and Mark Kennedy introduce Australia’s first publication dedicated to the management of diabetes in primary care.

CPD module
Clinical presentations and diagnosis of diabetes pdf
Philip Evans, Kate Sidaway-Lee and Suzane Ryan review the latest evidence and recommendations on diagnosing diabetes and its various clinical presentations, with a focus on type 2 diabetes.

Articles
Managing diabetes in older people pdf
Mark Kennedy looks at the factors that need to be considered when treating elderly people with diabetes.

Can obese adults with type 2 diabetes lose weight while on insulin therapy? pdf
Billy Law reviews the evidence relating to weight outcomes in this group, while Gary Kilov provides an Australian perspective.

The EMPA-REG OUTCOME study: What does it mean for primary care? pdf
Mark Kennedy and Nicholas Forgione review the findings of this landmark study and its implications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in primary care.

Hypoglycaemia and cardiovascular risk in people with type 2 diabetes pdf
Gary Kilov looks at the evidence for a link between hypoglycaemic episodes and cardiovascular disease risk.

From the desktop
GLP-1 agonists – a blessing in disguise pdf
Ralph Audehm provides expert opinion on the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists.