22 September 2021

Multi-comorbidity and polypharmacy with T2DM, part 2

Clinical Diabetes

Dr David Lim speaks with Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Gary Deed about symptoms that necessitate a more comprehensive patient assessment.


  • Your patient with T2DM has been diagnosed with exudative retinopathy. Dr Gary Deed and Dr Anita Sharma takes a deeper dive into this common problem
  • We should have a high index of suspicion for diabetes complications in our patients with T2DM
  • Microvascular complications such as exudative retinopathy ought to trigger a need for a more comprehensive assessment of the patient
  • We shouldn’t accept these symptoms as part of the disease burden of T2DM

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and medical educator


  • Dr Anita Sharma, general practitioner and practice principal; Platinum Medical Centre, Chermside, QLD
  • Dr Gary Deed, general practitioner; Coorparoo, QLD; National Chair, RACGP Diabetes Specific Interest Group

Total time: 30 mins

Listen to Multi comorbidity and polypharmacy from a T2D angle: Part 1

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