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1 hour


Acute complications

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module you should:

  • Understand the pathophysiology of acute complication of diabetes
  • Be able to identify and differentiate between diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar state
  • Know how to manage diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic crisis
  • Be able to identify hypoglycaemia and its management.


Amrita Ghosh

Peer reviewed by:

Shagun Bindlish

Last updated

10 Jun 2016

Release date

10 Jun 2016


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module