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6. Endocrine System Guidelines

Diabetes

Management

BNSSG Blood Glucose Management in Type 2 Diabetes

BNSSG Quick Reference Guide for Selecting Glucose Therapy during GLP1 RA Supply Shortage

BNSSG Advice for Patients Stopping GLP1s Leaflet

BNSSG GLP-1 Stock Shortage Patient Information Leaflet

BNSSG GLP-1 Information Summary for Clinicians

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Clinical Pathway for the use of diabetes technologies in all patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Clinical Pathway for the use of diabetes technologies in all patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Information on Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) in Type 1 Diabetes for Primary Care which includes information on GlucoRx Aidex, Dexcom One, and Freestyle Libre 2

BNSSG Type 1 Blood Glucose Monitoring Guidance (Primary Care)

BNSSG Type 2 Diabetes Blood Glucose Monitoring Guidance (Adults)

Insulin

BNSSG Pen Needles Guidance

SGLT-2 inhibitors

Advice on the use of SGLT-2 inhibitors in Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

 

Osteoporosis

BNSSG When to start Osteoporosis Treatment Dec 2023

BNSSG Duration of oral Osteoporosis drug therapy Dec 2023

BNSSG Osteoporosis Clinic Referral Guidance for GPs Dec 2023

Algorithm for Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday Dec 2023

Algorithm Denosumab Drug Holiday Algorithm Dec 2023

 

Hormone Therapy for Gender Reassignment

Local Guidance

BNSSG Transgender prescribing information for GPs

Guidance from Gender Identity Clinics (GIC) Clinics

Tavistock and Portman Clinical Information and guidance for hormone therapy

West of England Specialist Gender Identity Service: For GPs and professionals

 

Menopause

BNSSG Menopause Guidelines and HRT Prescribing Pathway (updated July 2022)

 

Male Hypogonadism

BNSSG Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Male Patients with Hypogonadism 

 

Corticosteroids

Guidance on issuing the Steroid Emergency Card in adults

BNSSG Tool on Implementing the NPSA alert on the Emergency steroid card

For information regarding provision of a Steroid Emergency card for paediatrics, please see Paediatric Chapter 6.2 for further details 

 

Sick Day Rules

For BNSSG Sick Day Rules Guideline see 19. Other Guideline page