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Guidance update: NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes in adults

Guidance update: NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes in adults

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Format

Syllabus

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

May 31, 2016

Updated

November 4, 2016
This GP clinical guidance update module is part of the MIMS Learning Essentials learning programme. A subscription gives you 12 months access to regular updates on NICE and other clinical guidance to help keep your practice up to date.

Programme Description

Guidance: August 2015 NG17: Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management

Professor Roger Gadsby describes how to implement the updated NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance relating to patient education, blood glucose control, insulin therapy, hypoglycaemia and multimorbidity.

This module has been updated to include information on updates to NICE guidance [October 2016].

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, GPs and nurses will be better able to:
  • Recall what’s new and what’s relevant to them in the August 2015 NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes
  • Know what to do differently in practice in light of the NICE guidance
  • Support patients with type 1 diabetes to aim to achieve the new stricter target HbA1c level
  • Agree an individualised HbA1c target with each patient with type 1 diabetes
  • Outline which insulin therapies are now recommended for patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Understand how often to assess awareness of hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Advise patients with type 1 diabetes how frequently they should carry out blood glucose tests
  • Be alert to the possibility of coeliac disease, Addison’s disease and pernicious anaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Author

    Professor Roger Gadsby MBE
    GP Clinical Lead for National Diabetes Audit
    and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor
    Warwick Medical School
    University of Warwick
    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 1 learning credit (1 hour 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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