Dialling back treatment intensity for older people with type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes management in older people can be complex due to the wide variations in co-morbidities, physical and cognitive impairment, and life expectancy.

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Weight loss: the options and the evidence

The benefits of intentional weight loss in people who are overweight are obvious and undeniable.

Optimising pharmacological management of HbA1c levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: from metformin to insulin

A variety of subsidised medicines are available to help manage HbA1c levels...

What’s new in sexual health?

A collection of three short snippets on current issues in sexual health.

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): a how-to guide

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a daily oral tablet that, when taken as prescribed...

HPV vaccination: getting the programme back on track

Vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection provides safe and effective protection from...

A series of articles on prescribing contraceptives in primary care.

Prescribing contraception is a core part of primary care practice. A patient’s co-morbidities and concurrent medicines can...

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Audits

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Peer Group Discussions

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bpacnz Research Publications

Collection of research publications by bpacnz including Pharmacoepidemiology, Health Informatics & other publications

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Antibiotics Guide Updated

Antibiotics Guide 2017 edition

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The COPD prescribing tool Updated

Pharmacological treatment options for patients with COPD

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Coming up...

Our current theme is “Diabetes”, including articles on pharmacological management of HbA1c, managing weight loss, diabetes in elderly people, diabetic kidney disease and Type 1 diabetes.

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Our next theme will be “Over-diagnosis and over-treatment”

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