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Diabetic emergencies and complications in primary care

Diabetic emergencies and complications in primary care

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

April 28, 2016

Updated

July 13, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Pipin Singh outlines the presentation and management of emergencies and complications arising from diabetes in primary care. Key learning points include the management of hypoglycaemia, implementing sick day rules and identifying acute hyperglycaemia.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, primary healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify the cause of common emergencies affecting patients with diabetes
  • Manage hypoglycaemia and identify why it has happened
  • Advise patients on sick day rules and warning signs to look out for
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Pipin Singh
    GP
    Northumberland
    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 0.5 learning credits (0.5 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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