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Type 1 diabetes in a child

Type 1 diabetes in a child

Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

September 18, 2015

Updated

July 15, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Tillman Jacobi presents the case of a five-year old discovered to have type 1 diabetes. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include the presentation of type 1 diabetes, genetic likelihood of developing type 1 diabetes, and diagnosis with a positive dipstick test.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article the healthcare professional will:
  • Be better aware of the symptoms of type 1 diabetes
  • Be better able to make a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes
  • Have an understanding of the aetiology of the condition
  • Understand the pathological basis for development of type 1 diabetes
  • Faculty

    Author
    Dr Tillman Jacobi
    GP
    York
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    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 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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