Type 2 diabetes treatment

This CPD module provides an overview of type 2 diabetes.


This module will help pharmacy technicians improve their understanding of the treatment pathways for type 2 diabetes.

Learning objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:  

  • Discuss the different ways type 2 diabetes is managed
  • Explain the non-pharmacological approaches and antidiabetic medicines that are involved in its management 
  • Identify ways they can support patients.

Contributing author: Louise Baglole, pharmacist consultant specialising in community pharmacy.