What is included in the effective management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Oct 23, 2019
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Type 2 diabetes care is best provided by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals with expertise in diabetes, working in collaboration with the patient and family. [2] Management includes the following:

  • Appropriate goal setting

  • Dietary and exercise modifications

  • Medications

  • Appropriate self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG)

  • Regular monitoring for complications

  • Laboratory assessment


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