Case studies in diabetes care

ABCss: C is for cholesterol

Pat Phillips
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The case studies in this series focus on the ABCss of diabetes care (A1c, blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking, salicylates), how to get them closer to target and how to keep them there.

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Case scenario

Christine is 58 years old and has had type 2 diabetes for 11 years. The practice nurse has suggested a GP management plan because the Service Incentive Payment (SIP) cycle of the Commonwealth Government’s National Integrated Diabetes Program has highlighted that Christine’s ABCss are off target (see Table 1).