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Case-Based Learning

Type 2 diabetes

Module summary

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes.

Learning objectives

To update you on:

  • Who to screen for diabetes
  • Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, including the move from fasting sugar to HbA1c
  • Management in primary care using lifestyle change, drugs and insulin
  • Monitoring in primary care
  • When to tell patients with diabetes to contact the DVLA
  • Which patients with diabetes should be considered for bariatric surgery 

This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers

We would like to thank Dr Ravi Gooneratne, a GP and diabetic lead in North London, for his help in developing this module.

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
2 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
4 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
very good
Dominique Darby
V good
John Mooney
excellent module, informative, enjoyable; thank you
Klara Raveendran
Hassan Twins
very good
DIANE Kinniburgh