Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder associated with hyperglycaemia caused by impaired insulin secretion and insulin resistance. This PrimeView focuses on the multifactorial aspects of glycaemic control required to manage patients with the disease.

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Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Nat Rev Dis Primers 1, 15039 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2015.39

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