Do you know the factors that increase an individual’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Should you advise patients on exercise and diet? How can you use NHS England’s ‘know your risk tool’ to engage patients?
C+D clinical editor Kristoffer Stewart spoke to Dr Mahendra Patel, Royal Pharmaceutical Society board and assembly member, to find out more about type 2 diabetes, NHS England’s diabetes prevention programme and how you can recognise symptoms in community pharmacy.
You can help assess a patient’s risk of type 2 diabetes on the Diabetes UK website.
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