Type 2 diabetes mellitus: An evidence-based updateZitkus, Bruce S. EdD, ARNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CDEThe Nurse Practitioner: July 10th, 2012 - Volume 37 - Issue 7 - p 28–37 doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000415243.66858.27 Feature: DIABETES Abstract Author Information The clinical management of individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in primary care is a challenge both to the novice and the experienced clinician. This article reviews the latest evidence-based guidelines and focuses on how to incorporate them into the primary care setting for adults already diagnosed with T2DM. Bruce S. Zitkus is an associate professor and the director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program Department at the School of Health Professions & Nursing at Long Island University in Brookville, N.Y. The author has disclosed that he has no financial relationships related to this article. © 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.