Iabetes as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor A Case Study

Case study based around a middle-aged HGV driver with type 2 diabetes. He is overweight and has a family hisory of diabetes.

He has poor glycaemic control shown by a high HbA1c of 10%; raised cholesterol and triglycerides. he is also hypertensive.

He is being treated with Metformin please discuss pros and cons of use.

Please consider physical and social factors for poor results.

Also consider long term implications for his health.

Discuss a management plan and possible involvement from the multidisciplinary team.
Minimum of 10 references. UK Preference and to include UK DoH Policy drivers such as the National Service Framework for Diabetes and national guidelines, such NICE and UKPDS.