Do You Know the Latest on Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Dr Rob Hicks


November 25, 2019

NICE explains that self-monitoring of blood glucose levels for adults with type 2 diabetes should not be offered unless the person is on insulin, or there is evidence of hypoglycaemic episodes, or the person is on oral medication that may increase their risk of hypoglycaemia while driving or operating machinery, or the person is pregnant, or is planning to become pregnant. When starting treatment with oral or intravenous corticosteroids, or when confirming suspected hypoglycaemia, short-term self-monitoring of blood glucose levels in adults with type 2 diabetes should be considered.


Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.