Diabetes & Primary Care Australia journal content: vol 2, iss 4 (September 2017)

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Guest editorial
The importance of values, beliefs and intentions in diabetes management pdf
John Furler comments on the importance of understanding the ideas, concerns and expectations of people with type 2 diabetes.

From the other side of the desk
Why I adopted the low-carbohydrate approach pdf
Ron Raab shares his experiences of this approach to eating and the positive effects on his health that has resulted.

CPD module
Psychological barriers to insulin use among Australians with type 2 diabetes and clinical strategies to reduce them pdf
For this issue’s free education module, Elizabeth Holmes-Truscott and Jane Speight draw on recent evidence of the causes of psychological insulin resistance and discuss strategies to identify and address concerns about insulin therapy.

Articles
Low carbohydrate diets for people with type 2 diabetes pdf
Adele Mackie reviews the evidence relating to the effectiveness of a variety of low carbohydrates diets for people with type 2 diabetes.

Insulin pump therapy – a new language pdf
Traci Lonergan provides an overview of this therapy to familiarise primary healthcare professionals with the insulin pump basics.

Telehealth: making healthcare accessible for people with diabetes living in remote areas pdf
Natalie Wischer describes how telehealth can be a useful tool in enabling people in rural and remote regions to access best practice diabetes care.

American Diabetes Association 2017: a primary care overview of scientific sessions pdf
Mark Kennedy highlights the most interesting and relevant of the scientific sessions for the American Diabetes Association’s Annual Conference.