|IN THIS ISSUE
EDITORIAL Individualisation and remission
Pam Brown, Editor-in-Chief, discusses treatment of the “ominous octet” underlying type 2 diabetes and the definition of remission.
BREAKING NEWS Updates from EASD 2017
Stay abreast of the latest news that could influence diabetes care, with Pam Brown.
STUDIES THAT CHANGED CLINICAL PRACTICE Diabetes prevention studies: The benefits of lifestyle modifications
A concise summary of the US Diabetes Prevention Program and the Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study.
PCDS news PCDS Committee election candidate biographies
Candidate biographies for the upcoming PCDS Committee elections.
HOW TO How to calculate the amount of insulin to prescribe per month
Part 5 of a series of quick reference guides to procedures and aspects of diabetes care that are undertaken frequently in the clinic setting.
AROUND THE NATIONS Diabetes in Scotland: A time of transition in primary care
Richard Quigley brings news from Scotland following the dismantling of the Quality and Outcomes Framework.
COMMENT The Fixing Dad story
Anthony Whitington tells the Fixing Dad story and encourages other families to Fix the people they care about.
SHORT REPORT Film prescriptions for diabetes education: Can new technologies help patients?
Sam Rice, Hannah Cranch, Kimberley Littlemore, Jenny Mortimer, Julia Platts, Jeffrey W Stephens
The development, deployment and evaluation of the PocketMedic system to provide educational content to people with diabetes.
ARTICLE Sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors: Emerging evidence and changes in guidance
A review of the emerging data and changes to clinical guidance concerning sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors.
ARTICLE Don’t Just Screen – Intervene: Protecting the cardiometabolic health of people with severe mental illness
Johanna Taylor, David Shiers
The importance of a proactive approach to screen for and intervene on diabetes in people with severe mental illness.
FREE CPD MODULE PCDS CPD Module 17 – The challenges of managing diabetes in hard-to-reach groups
Exploring a range of hard-to-reach groups, highlighting the difficulties in engagement and the different needs that exist in each.