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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
Guideline updates for patients with type 2 diabetes
This module discusses the recent NICE guidelines on type 2 diabetes, including:
- The changes to recommendations for blood glucose lowering therapies
- Treatment targets for different patients
- The latest on cardiovascular risk and diabetes
Date of preparation: January 2017
Dr Kevin Fernando is a GP Partner and Educational Supervisor at North Berwick Health Centre. He is a committee member of the Primary Care Diabetes Society and a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion.