Position Papers

Below are all of ABCD’s position statements since year 2000. Some are dated and have been superseded but nevertheless they remain available as a record of the evolution of thinking in our speciality with time. Click the link on the left to see the position paper and on the right please find where the paper was published.

2017 Where published
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists and Renal Association clinical guidelines: Hypertension management and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade in patients with diabetes, nephropathy and/or chronic kidney disease Association of British Clinical Diabetologists ABCD website - see link opposite. For a summary of recommendations click here. This summary will also be published in the British Journal of Diabetes in December 2017.
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists - Renal Association (ABCD-RA) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Lipids in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus and Nephropathy and/or Chronic Kidney Disease Association of British Clinical Diabetologists ABCD website - see link opposite. See also PB Mark, PH Winocour, C Day. Br. J. Diabetes 2017;17:64-72. A data collection chart for audit of lipid management can be downloaded by clicking here.
ABCD position statement on standards of care for management of adults with type 1 diabetes Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
ABCD website - see link opposite.
2016  
ABCD position statement on the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis with the use of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
ABCD website - see link opposite.
ABCD position statement on standards of care for management of adults with type 1 diabetes - this has been superseded by the 2017 version - see above Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
ABCD website - see link opposite.
2015  
Care coordination/ management for adults with type 1 diabetes - joint position statement with Diabetes UK Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
ABCD website - see link opposite.
2013  
ABCD position statement on GLP-1 based therapies and pancreatic damage - full statement Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
ABCD website - see link opposite. Also published as:
REJ Ryder, JA McKnight, AD Blann, K Dhatariya, R Gregory, AM Robinson, S Rowles, P Sharp. PH Winocour, C Walton
Practical Diabetes 2013; 30(9): 388-391
ABCD position statement on GLP-1 based therapies and pancreatic damage - summary statement Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
ABCD website - see link opposite
ABCD response to the Future Hospital Commission Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
ABCD website - see link opposite
2012  
Type 1 diabetes and specialist care P Sharp and C Walton
Practical Diabetes  2012; 29(8): 1-2
2011  
Diabetes and end of life care S Rowles, A Kilvert, A Sinclair
Pract Diab Int 2011; 28(1): 26-27
2010  
Recommendations following suspension of rosiglitazone (Avandia) N Goenka, A Roberts, S Rowles, REJ Ryder, PH Winocour
Pract Diab Int 2010; 27(9): 374-376a
Management of hypogonadal males with type 2 diabetes K Dhatariya, D Nagi, TH Jones
Pract Diab Int 2010; 27(9): 408-412
Haemoglobin A1c for the diagnosis of diabetes ES Kilpatrick and PH Winocour
Pract Diab Int 2010; 27(7): 306-310
Physical activity and exercise in diabetes D Nagi and I Gallen
Pract Diab Int 2010; 27(4): 158-163a
Continuous glucose monitoring: use of glucose sensing in outpatient clinical diabetes care PJ Hammond, SA Amiel, CM Dayan, D Kerr, JC Pickup, JAM Shaw, FM Campbell, SA Greene and PC Hindmarsh
Pract Diab Int 2010; 27(2): 66-68
2009  
Incretin mimetics and DPP-4 inhibitors CMB Edwards and PH Winocour
Pract Diab Int 2009; 26(5): 191-194
Influenza Pandemic (including Swine Flu) and Diabetes K Shaw. Contingency planning and medical management : implications & implementation considerations for the UK. Published only on this website
2007  
Lipid modifying drug therapy in diabetes MD Feher and PH Winocour
Pract Diab Int 2007; 24(9): 458-462
Screening for gestational diabetes mellitus S Robinson and A Dornhorst
Pract Diab Int 2007; 24(4): 192-195
2006  
ABCD Diabetes Specialist Surveys P Winocour et al
Various places - see link
Insulin pumps P Hammond, S Boardman and RH Greenwood
Pract Diab Int 2006; 23(9): 235-400
Management of hyperglycaemic emergencies in adults MW Savage and A Kilvert
Pract Diab Int 2006; 23(5): 227-231
Diabetic ketoacidosis guideline updated in 2010 - see link
2005  
Joint Position Statement on Access to high quality care for people with diabetes - Diabetes UK and ABCD Association of British Clinical Diabetologists and Diabetes UK
ABCD website - see link
2004  
Diabetic retinal screening following publication of the NSF for England and Wales C Walton, A Kilvert, REJ Ryder, S Olcak, D Nagi and A Robinson
Pract Diab Int 2004; 21(9): 349-351
Glitazones ER Higgs, AJ Krentz
Pract Diab Int 2004; 21(8): 293-295
ABCD position papers: introduction RH Greenwood, K Shaw, Peter Winocour
Pract Diab Int 2004; 21(8): 293-293
Will NICE guidelines on the management of Type 2 diabetes improve diabetes care? PH Winocour, K Shaw, RH Greenwood
Pract Diab Int 2004; 21(1): 3-6
2002  
National Service Framework (NSF) Standards PH Winocour, RH Greenwood and J Wales
ABCD website - see link
General practitioners with a special interest in diabetes RH Greenwood
ABCD website - see link
2000  
ABCD Diabetes Specialist Surveys P Winocour et al
Various places - see link