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Reducing risk and complications in diabetes

Module summary

GPs Dr Tina Farid and Dr David Edwards discuss a variety of problems associated with diabetes and how you can manage them.

Learning objectives

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
Author

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

Date module published
24/03/2016
Module due for review
24/03/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Excellent.
Alec Goldin
16.04.2017.
VERY PRACTICAL
Navajeevan Joshi
14.04.2017.
Detailed summary of complications of diabetes
Grahame Coleman
03.04.2017.
GOOD
Ronald Kok
27.03.2017.
Useful and informative.
Kate Miles
25.03.2017.