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Endocrinology

Managing Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis – Specialist Case (CPD)

Each year an increasing number of people worldwide are being diagnosed with diabetes.1The initial consultation can set a theme for decades of diabetes management. If managed well from the outset, these individuals can live a long and healthy life, however if poor control ensues, along with diabetes distress, the complications can be devastating. Although the […]

DURATION

30 min

PROFESSION

Specialist

# OF CREDITS

1

ACCREDITATION

CPD Certificate

EXPIRY DATE

2023-02-17

Each year an increasing number of people worldwide are being diagnosed with diabetes.1The initial consultation can set a theme for decades of diabetes management. If managed well from the outset, these individuals can live a long and healthy life, however if poor control ensues, along with diabetes distress, the complications can be devastating. Although the majority of patients with type 2 diabetes are diagnosed at the GP level, there are a significant portion of patients with undiagnosed hyperglycaemia who may present at specialist care for complications or other conditions. Endocrinologists, cardiologists, and nephrologists must collaborate with each other and primary care clinicians to ensure that continuity of diabetes care is maintained with all of these patients.

This program will review a patient presenting for specialist care with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes and discuss the role of specialists to collaborate to manage this patient and coordinate the transfer of care to the GP.


This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Novo Nordisk A/S.

Faculty

Dipesh Patel, PhD, FRCP

David Strain, MD, FRCP, MBChB

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this continuing education module, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Determine the clinical considerations of managing a patient who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when having a stroke
  2. Initiate appropriate antihyperglycaemic therapy to manage a patient’s diabetes and further reduces their risk of a secondary major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE)
  3. Review the evaluation of a patient presenting with mental health disorder, distinguishing from post-stroke depression and diabetes distress and how this will affect the long-term adherence to their treatment plan
  4. Collaborate with other specialists and primary care clinicians to review how the patient’s care team can optimise diabetes management and its complications

Accreditation

Approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 1 external (category 1) CPD credit(s).

Individual participants should only record the number of hours they attend.

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1
Duration: 30 min

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