This piece looks at diabetes from a perioperative perspective, as a patient goes toward surgery how realistic and how important is it for us to treat and manage their condition? What can be done? How can our patients help? How has the evidence moved on these issues?
Also, for more on diabetes check out this Journal Club; https://www.topmedtalk.com/journal-club-1-12-various-articles-from-bmj-open-journal-of-bone-joint-surgery-american-volume-diabetes-care-annals-of-surgery/ or this Perioperative Coach; https://www.topmedtalk.com/periop-coach-3-04-perioperative-fluid-management-to-enhance-recovery-after-surgery/
And, for more on The Centre For Perioperative Care (CPOC) go here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/anaesthesia-2019-uk-centre-for-perioperative-care/
Presented by Mike Grocott, Professor of Anaesthesia and critical care at the University of Southampton, and Dave Selwyn, Deputy Medical Director at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Director of The Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC), Dennie Levett, Professor in Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care at Southampton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Southampton, Emma Page, Transformation Lead East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, Goher Ayman, Diabetes UK, patient representative from the guideline group, Scarlett McNally, Deputy Director of The Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Eastbourne DGH, UK, Gerry Rayman, Consultant physician, Ipswich Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.