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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
Key questions on vitamin D
Consultant endocrinologists Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith and Professor Neil Gittoes answer questions on the prevention and management of vitamin D deficiency.
This module will bring you up to date on vitamin D deficiency, including:
- Thresholds for replacement in vitamin D insufficiency
- The role of vitamin D in fatigue and chronic disease
- How much sun exposure is needed for natural vitamin D production
- Treating children with vitamin D
Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith is a consultant endocrinologist at University Hospital Birmingham and honorary senior research fellow at the University of Birmingham.
Professor Neil Gittoes is a consultant endocrinologist and honorary professor of medicine, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
Dr Sara Ritchie, who provided the questions, is a GP in Stoke Newington, north London