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Diabetes in children and young people

Diabetes in children and young people

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

October 15, 2015

Updated

June 10, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Tahmeena Farid outlines what’s new in the latest NICE guidelines on diabetes in children and young adults and explains what the changes mean for GPs. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include HBA1c targets in type 1 diabetes, blood glucose monitoring, recognising diabetic ketoacidosis, and diagnosing type 2 diabetes.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:

  • Diagnose diabetes in children

  • Recognise the signs, symptoms and warning signs of diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Manage hypoglycaemia
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Tahmeena Farid
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Tahmeena Farid
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 2.5 learning credits (2.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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