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1 CPD hour
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Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

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1 CPD hour
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This module has been initiated and funded by Novo Nordisk

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
very informative
Emily Schofield
Kiren Shabir
very good
Susan Wall
very good
Muawia Mohamed
This was an interesting module but seemed to end abruptly before the lecturer had explained statements made earlier in the presentation when he said, I will discuss these further later on.
ALAN Ginsberg