Decisions abound now dulaglutide is funded for people with type 2 diabetes

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Decisions abound now dulaglutide is funded for people with type 2 diabetes

By Linda Bryant, Penny Clark and Leanne Te Karu
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Sam, who works for a roading crew, faces a slight detour in the management of his diabetes and associated risk factors [Image: Jamie Street on Unsplash]

Dulaglutide has been funded for patients with type 2 diabetes since 1 September under Special Authority criteria. This case study summarises its potential benefits and risks, and how these should be considered when tailoring treatment to the individual

Key points, Prioritising the potential benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists is difficult (current Special Authority criteria allow only one cl, Pract Green w Pale Yellow

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