Diabetes

Treatment type 2

New class of meds offers hope for diabetics

Revised guidelines for the treatment of type 2 diabetes will allow doctors to prescribe a new class of medication which avoids side effects such as weight gain and hypoglycaemia.

Treatment plan: type 2 diabetes

Take a look at this step-by-step action plan for type 2 diabetics, courtesy of the National Diabetes Advisory Board of SA.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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