The recommendations in this technology appraisal relating to type 2 diabetes have been replaced by recommendations in the Diabetes - type 2 (update) clinical guideline published in May 2008. Please note that the recommendations in this technology appraisal relating to type 1 diabetes have not changed.
Additional funding information for this guidance can be found on the Department of Health website.
Units for reporting HbA1c have changed from % to mmol/mol since this guidance was published. The NICE Pathway on diabetes has been changed to reflect this. The guidance is being updated and the new recommendations (to be published in 2015) will use mmol/mol.