oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Type 2 diabetes : primary healthcare approach for prevention,screening and diagnosis in South Africa : clinical
|Article Title||Type 2 diabetes : primary healthcare approach for prevention,screening and diagnosis in South Africa : clinical|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Author||P. Joshi and S. Joshi|
|Publication Date||Aug 2008|
|Pages||22 - 29|
We have reviewed large studies that demonstrate different methods that have been adopted to prevent or delay the progression to Type 2 diabetes in high-risk individuals. The principal interventions include behavioural modifications in diet and physical activity, use of insulin sensitisers such as metformin and glitazones, and alphaglucosidase inhibitors.
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