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Type 2 diabetes management

A practice guide for NPs

GC, Kajal, MSN, APRN, FNP-C; Cadet, Myriam Jean, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-C; Hirani, Shabeena, MSN, APRN-BC, FNP-C; Thomas, Tisha, MSN, APRN-BC, FNP-C

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000544999.00017.97
Feature: DIABETES MELLITUS

Abstract: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is an endocrine and metabolic disorder that requires ongoing medical management. If T2DM is not adequately assessed and managed, a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations and complications may occur. This article provides clinical guidance to NPs on the management of T2DM in primary care settings.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is an endocrine and metabolic disorder that requires ongoing medical management. If T2DM is not adequately assessed and managed, a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations and complications may occur. This article provides clinical guidance to NPs on the management of T2DM in primary care settings.

Kajal GC is a clinical nurse at NYC Health + Hospitals, Kings County, New York, N.Y.

Myriam Jean Cadet is an assistant adjunct Professor at Lehman College, Bronx, N.Y.

Tisha Thomas is a clinical nurse at NYP Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, N.Y.

Shabeena Hirani is a family NP at VXL Medical Care PC, Elmhurst, N.Y.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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