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Other Diabetes and endocrinology modules
Six o'clock blood result - hyper- and hypothyroidism (1 CPD hour)
Six o’clock blood result - hypocalcaemia (1 CPD hour)
Six o'clock blood result - elevated amylase (1 CPD hour)
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Reducing risk and complications in diabetes
GPs Dr Tina Farid and Dr David Edwards discuss a variety of problems associated with diabetes and how you can manage them.
This module will update you on:
- When to prescribe statins and antiplatelet treatment to patients with diabetes
- Sexual health problems associated with diabetes including erectile dysfunction and testosterone deficiency syndrome
- The latest NICE guidance on blood pressure and advice on cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients
Dr Tina Farid is a GP with an interest in diabetes in north London
Dr David Edwards is a GP in Oxfordshire and was a member of the guideline development group for the NICE type 2 diabetes guidelines. He is a past president of the British Society for Sexual Medicine