CPG: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Management 2009 + CPG for PCI 2009
The 3rd edition is now history. Looking at how great an impact of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in our society (prevalence 14.9%), it is high time to look again at its management.
For the past 4-5 years, rapid updates and changes has occur, including new targets for control, new classes of pharmacological agents targeting novel pathways as well as major outcome studies. All these have changed the algorithms for the management of T2DM.
This new edition of the CPG will address many of these changes. In addition, the emphasis and recognition that a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors that make up the metabolic syndrome in which T2DM is the cornerstone of this syndrome is vital. As such, the management of T2DM requires an integrated and holistic approach that also involves the management of hypertension,
dyslipidaemia and overweight/obesity in order to reduce the risk of macrovascular complications. Furthermore, recent major outcome studies showed that early and aggressive reduction in blood glucose level to target decrease the risk of complications thereby reducing healthcare cost.
To download this latest CPG, it is available at the downloads section:
0303-Medicine Year 3 --> 03 - Relevant CPG --> Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Mx 2009
Or alternatively, click on the image above, which would redirect you to the same download link as well.
*Others of note:
CPG for Management of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention is out as well. Just head on to the downloads section at:
0303-Medicine Year 3 --> 03 - Relevant CPG --> Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 2009