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type 1 acronyms

ADEA Australian Diabetes Educators Association

ADS Australia Diabetes Society

BGL Blood Glucose level

BMI Body Mass Index

BP Blood Pressure

CAD Coronary Artery Disease

Carbs Carbohydrates

CMG Continuous Glucose Monitoring

CKD Chronic Kidney Disease

CVD Cardiovascular Disease

DA Diabetes Australia

DAFNE Dosage Adjustment For Normal Eating

DKA Diabetic Ketoacidosis

DSA Diabetes South Australia

eGFR Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate

EPC Enhanced Primary Care

FBG Fasting Blood Glucose

GAD Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase

GDM Gestational Diabetes Mellitius

GFR Glomerular Filtration Rate

GLP-1 Glucagon Like Peptide-1

GP General Practioner

GPMP General Pratice Management Plan

HbA1c Glycated Haemoglobin

HDL-C High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol

HCP Health Care Professionals

Hypo Hypoglycaemia

IA-2 Insulinoma antigen-2

IFG Impaired Fasting Glucose

IGT Impaired Glucose Tolerance

JDRF Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

LADA Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults

LDL-C Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol

MBS Medicare Benefits Scheme

MODY Mature Onset Diabetes of the Young

NDSS National Diabetes Services Scheme

NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council

NPS National Prescribing Scheme

OGTT Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PCOS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practioners

RBG Random Blood Glucose

RCT Randomised Controlled Trial

SBP Systolic Blood Pressure

SMBG Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose

T1D Type 1 Diabetes

TCA Team Care Arrangements

TGA Therapeutics Goods Administration


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