Jargon Buster

ED – Erectile dysfunction

DVLA – Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

DAFNE – Dose adjustment For normal eating

BMI – Body Mass Index

NICE – National Institute for Clinical Excellence

eGFR – Estimated glomerular filtration rate

CVD – Cardiovascular disease

LDL – Low-density lipoprotein

IFG – Impaired fasting glucose

IGT – Impaired glucose tolerance

OGTT – Oral glucose tolerance test

DESMOND – Diabetes education and self management for the ongoing and newly diagnosed

GPwSI – GP with a special interest