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Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 18 Issue 3 August 2023


In this edition

  • Editorial

  • Case #1: I am fine

  • Case #2: An old drug and a known complication

  • Reflections of senior nurses

  • Commentary: Views of a Diabetes Educator

  • Commentary: The Contribution of Pharmacists to the Management of Diabetes in the Aged Care Setting

  • List of Resources

This Residential Aged Care Communiqué August 2023 edition examines the premature deaths of residents due to suboptimal management of diabetes mellitus. The lessons include addressing management of diabetes mellitus at a policy level with development of protocols, better communication between health professionals and prompt decision-making to escalate care.


Our commentaries draw on two clinical experts to address how to improve management at a policy level as well as practice at the point of care.

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