Practical Classification Guidelines for Diabetes in patients treated with insulin: a cross-sectional study of the accuracy of diabetes diagnosis.
King, S. M.
Oram, Richard A.
Knight, Bea A.
Hattersley, Andrew T.
Jones, Angus G.
Shields, Beverley M
JournalThe British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
PublisherRoyal College of General Practitioners
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Differentiating between type 1 and type 2 diabetes is fundamental to ensuring appropriate management of patients, but can be challenging, especially when treating with insulin. The 2010 UK Practical Classification Guidelines for Diabetes were developed to help make the differentiation.