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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 Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.
Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently 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