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The Global Partnership for Effective Diabetes Management has published extensively around providing practical guidance to improve patient outcomes since its inception in 2004. Further publications are in development.

Previous publications: All publications prior to 2010 were developed with support from GlaxoSmithKline

Individualized glycaemic targets and pharmacotherapy in type 2 diabetes (Bailey, CJ. et al. 2013 Diab Vasc Dis Res; 10(5): 397–409):
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Tailoring treatment to the individual in type 2 diabetes (Del Prato, S. et al. 2010 Int J Clin Pract; 64: 295-304): Free access

Practical steps to improving the management of type 1 diabetes (Ashner, P. et al. 2010 Int J Clin Pract; 64: 305-315): Free access

What are the practical implications for treating diabetes in light of recent evidence? Updated recommendations from the Global Partnership for Effective Diabetes Management. (Bailey, C.J. et al. 2009 Diab Vasc Dis Res; 6: 283-287): Free access

New global recommendations: A multidisciplinary approach to improving outcomes in diabetes. (McGill, M et al. 2007 Prim Care Diabetes; 1: 49-55):
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UN Resolution on Diabetes: Practical guidance to inspire and empower the diabetes community (2007 Int J Clin Pract Suppl; 61: 1-46): Click here

Improving glucose management: Ten steps to get more patients with type 2 diabetes to glycaemic goal. (Del Prato S. et al. 2005 Int J Clin Pract; 59: 1345-1355): Click here

Earlier intervention in type 2 diabetes: The case for achieving early and sustained glycemic control (Bailey, C.J. et al. 2005; Int J Clin Pract; 59 : 1309-1316): Click here


CME-accredited e-learning: Improve everyday clinical decision making by tailoring treatment to the individual with our interactive e-learning programme here.

This programme was developed in conjunction with International Medical Press and accredited by the Institute for Medical and Nursing Education.


An update to the Group’s 10 recommendations for improved glycemic control in light of new clinical evidence. More...

Upcoming symposia

The Global Partnership will hold its 2015 symposium at the IDF meeting in Vancouver, Canada on the 30th November. Download the invitation here.