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Guideline updates for patients with type 2 diabetes

Module summary
Dr Kevin Fernando, GPSI in diabetes, presents on the key changes from the recent NICE guidelines on type 2 diabetes
Learning objectives

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.

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Interesting module but I actually think more information on the newer drugs would have been useful.
Kathryn Jones
difficult to read some of the slides on presentation
Claire Cordwellsmith
A thought provoking module which certainly highlights the difficulties in managing the ever increasing cases of Type 2 Diabetes
Very informative presentation.
Pyae Phyo Win
Good learning points. More information on the newer medications would have been useful
Jennifer Douglas