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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 Adam Woo on red flags for spinal pathology, managing medications for back pain and screening tools for primary care
Dr Heather Ryan suggests how practices can attract GPs to join as partners during or just after training
Dr Dominique Thompson on diagnostic criteria for anorexia, managing ‘borderline’ cases and investigations in bulimic patients
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