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This case study, presented by Diabetes & Primary Care, takes you through the necessary considerations in managing a thin individual with type 2 diabetes and deteriorating glycaemic control.

The scenario is not unusual and is one that, as a primary healthcare worker, you could easily be confronted with. By actively engaging with this case history, you will feel more confident and empowered to manage effectively such a problem in the future.

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