Latest treatments in type 2 diabetes


  • Latest treatments in type 2 diabetes
  • Pre-test
  • Overview
  • Aims of treatment
  • Care and support
  • First-line treatment pathway: monotherapy
  • Second-line treatment pathway: dual therapy
  • Third-line treatment and alternative pathways
  • Drug reviews 1
  • Drug reviews 2
  • Drug reviews 3
  • Insulin
  • Learning scenario
  • Factors to consider in a diabetes annual review
  • Learning Scenario
  • Lifestyle adjustments
  • Conclusion
  • Post-test
  • Action & Evaluation

Latest treatments in type 2 diabetes

This module aims to provide pharmacists with an overview of the treatment pathways for type 2 diabetes, describing both non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches. It also looks at identifying ways to support patients and develop a plan to ensure they are maintaining their blood glucose effectively and so reducing cardiovascular complications.


Contributing author: Louise Baglole, pharmacist consultant and writer, specialising in community pharmacy.