Best Practice Guidelines The following best-practice guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and management of diabetes have been developed for health professionals by medical experts and researchers. Although this information is accessible to non-experts, they are aimed at the practicing health professional. Management of type 2 diabetes: A handbook for general practice Available here Proudly supported by AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, Boehringer Ingelheim and Sanofi. General Practice Management of Type 2 Diabetes 2016-18 Available here Supported by – AstraZeneca, Sanofi Diabetes & Cardiovascular, Roche Diabetes Care and Eli Lilly Australian Guideline for assessing and managing cardiovascular disease risk Available here Endorsed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners National Evidence Based Guidelines for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes These Guidelines comprise a suite of Type 2 Diabetes Guidelines developed in 2009 under a funding agreement between the Department of Health and Ageing and the Diabetes Australia Guideline Development Consortium. The five Guidelines in the series, when combined, present a comprehensive set of evidence-based guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and management of Type 2 Diabetes. Guidelines National Evidence Based Guideline for Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes National Evidence Based Guideline for Case Detection and Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes National Evidence Based Guideline for Patient Education in Type 2 Diabetes National Evidence Based Guideline for Blood Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes National Evidence Based Guideline for the Primary Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Clinical guidelines for sick day management A Guide for Health Professionals National Evidence Based Guidelines on Prevention, Identification and Management of Foot Complications in Diabetes Approved by the NHMRC, the full guideline, clinical guide, consumer guides and technical report can be downloaded from the Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute Clinical guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease Available at Diabetes Feet Australia Diabetes and feet toolkit Practical tool kit for Health Professionals using the guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease. Outcomes and Indicators for Diabetes Education: National Consensus Position Information and Education for People with Diabetes: a ‘Best Practice’ Strategy The Outcomes and Indicators report details a systematically derived framework of nationally agreed goals, outcomes and indicators for diabetes education. It provides a benchmark and policy platform for refining and evaluating the consistency, quality and effectiveness of diabetes education services which can be applied nationally and/or at a regional or local service level. – Outcomes & Indicators report National Evidence Based Clinical Care Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Adults The Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and the Australia and New Zealand Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (ANZSPED) have completed the National Evidence Based Clinical Care Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Adults and is approved by the NHMRC under section 14A of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992. The guidelines are available on the Diabetes Society website (scroll down the page). More information Position statements Diabetes Australia also produces position statements on issues that impact people with diabetes, their friends, families and carers.