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1.5 CPD hours

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1 CPD hour

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1 CPD hour

Key questions on type 2 diabetes

Module summary

Consultant diabetologist Professor Steve Bain answers GP Dr Pam Brown’s questions on dietary advice, HbA1c targets and the new NICE guidance

Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • The latest changes to NICE guidance
  • Activity recommendations for patients where excercise is contraintradicted 
  • Recommendations for HbA1c targets

Professor Steve Bain is a consultant diabetologist at Singleton Hospital, Swansea, and professor of medicine at Swansea University

Dr Pam Brown is a GP in Swansea

Date module published
Module due for review
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
different format to usual ..slightly more verbose but still interesting and useful
Marianne Jackson
Very helpful: he has identified what GPs need in terms of "what's new" and "what really makes sense.."
Richard King
useful update on guidance changes
Andrew Kempston
very clear helpful
paul Ayton
Good. Will now go to look up NICE algorithm.
Henry Knights