Changes after publication
December 2015: Recommendation 1.1.29 and related NICE guidance section amended to refer to updated NICE guideline on type 2 diabetes in adults. Footnote numbering corrected.
August 2015: Changes have been made for consistency with other NICE guidelines. Recommendation 1.1.17 now includes plasma glucose target levels taken from the NICE guideline on type 1 diabetes in adults. Recommendation 1.1.29 cross-refers to recommendations about education in the NICE guidelines on type 1 diabetes in adults and type 2 diabetes in adults. Recommendations 1.1.34 and 1.3.28 have been amended to ensure consistency with the terminology used in the NICE guideline on chronic kidney disease.