Based on current estimates, the global prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus has increased almost 10-fold since 1985 and is expected to rise to 552 million by 2030,1 and when absolute numbers of people with diabetes are considered, it is South East Asia and the West Pacific that are expected to experience the highest increases in prevalence over the coming years.2
An EACCME accredited CME is available, awarded 1 European CME credits (ECMECs). Consisting of 3 modules:
- A Review of Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in Combination with Insulin, John Wilding (Chair)
- Identifying and Managing the Psychosocial Aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Richard Holt (Faculty)
- Potential Role of Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in Combination with Insulin: Interactive Case Discussion, Bernard Charbonnel (Faculty)
The Type 2 Diabetes Knowledge Centre aims to provide clear and concise information based on current accepted guidelines on the treatment and management of patients with this disease. In addition the Knowledge Centre also provides access to key guidelines and a review of treatment options available.
- Murea M, Ma L, Freedman BI. Genetic and environmental factors associated with type 2 diabetes and diabetic vascular complications. Rev Diabetic Studies 2012;9:6-22.
- International Diabetes Federation. Diabetes atlas: second edition. 2002. Available at: www.idf.org/sites/default/files/IDF_Diabetes_Atlas_2ndEd.pdf (accessed 18 November 2013).