• Course

1 hour 30 minutes

Practice nurses, Other healthcare professionals

The patient with diabetes- Archived [?]

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand how a diagnosis of diabetes ( types 1 and 2) is made
  • Understand the pathophysiology of types 1 and 2diabetes
  • Know how to manage how to manage and advise diabetic patients who plan to fast
  • Understand the management of people with type 1 diabetes who become hypoglycaemic
  • Diagnose and manage diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Have a basic understanding of type 1 diabetes in children- prevalence, diagnosis, and early management
  • Understand the principles of intensive glycaemic control
  • Identify early signs and management of diabetic foot disease
  • Understand the guidelines for HbA1c targets and the evidence behind them.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning courses 1.5 credits, 1:30 hours This course is accredited to the combined value of the modules it contains.