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Metabolic surgery

Surgical intervention to help manage or even reverse type 2 diabetes has gained credence in recent years. This course looks at the theory and the practice.

Real-world evidence

The value attached to real-world evidence (RWE) in clinical decision making has significantly increased in recent years. Using examples taken from diabetes treatment, this course looks at what RWE is, why it is important and who can benefit from it.

Available courses

From foot checks to islet transplantation, we are creating and publishing new courses every month.
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Adjunct therapies

This course introduces you to the current unmet need in type 1 diabetes and explores trial data in the use of adjunct therapies including pramlintide, metformin, liraglutide and SGLT-2 inhibitors.

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Cardiovascular health and diabetes

This course focuses on cardiovascular health – one of the most significant and challenging aspects of care for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetes and Ramadan

Using practical case studies and international guidelines, this course introduces you to treating people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes before, during and after Ramadan.

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Diabetes and the Hajj

Hajj, the world’s oldest and largest mass gathering, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. This course considers it in a clinical context, examining how people with diabetes can be supported to perform the rites safely.

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Diabetes and the kidney

This course has been created to introduce you to the diagnosis, consequences and treatment of diabetic kidney disease (diabetic nephropathy).

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Diabetic foot disease

This course outlines key aspects of this important but sometimes neglected complication of diabetes.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis

This course gives you the tools you need to identify and treat diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and to support your patients in avoiding this potentially life-threatening complication.

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Diagnosis of type 1 diabetes

This course has been developed to introduce you to the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes and to explore the possible causes of the condition.

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Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

This course has been created to introduce you to the epidemiology and current screening controversies of GDM. Treatment, management and the long-term follow-up of women with GDM are also covered.

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GLP-1 receptor agonists

From obscure origins in studies of lizard saliva, GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) have become a staple of type 2 diabetes treatment. This course examines the ways in which they can aid type 2 diabetes management.

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Hypoglycaemia

This course examines hypoglycaemia, a complication of therapy that has a profound impact on the day-to-day lives and well-being of people who treat their diabetes with insulin.

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Insulin resistance

As the incidence of type 2 diabetes continues to explode worldwide, this course gets to grips with the maladapted process at its heart: insulin resistance.

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Islet transplantation

Transplants of insulin-producing islets offer the hope of glucose regulation without daily insulin injections. This course looks at advances in this exciting field of diabetes treatment and the challenges still to come.

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Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes - ADA/EASD consensus report (2018) and update (2019)

An introduction to the updated American Diabetes Association (ADA) and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) consensus report.

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

In the wake of the diabetes pandemic, prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is on the rise. This course sets out the health implications and potential treatments for this serious but reversible condition.

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Phenotypic variability in type 2 diabetes

This course highlights how important an understanding of type 2 diabetes in phenotypic terms is to the pursuit of patient-centred care and precision medicine.

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Pregestational diabetes in pregnancy

This course introduces you to the treatment and management of women with pre-existing diabetes before, during and after their pregnancy.

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SGLT-2 inhibitors

From the physiology of renal glucose absorption to key outcome trials, this course provides a detailed introduction to this class of diabetes drugs.

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Technology and type 1 diabetes

In this course, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring are discussed using real life examples to help you understand how this technology works optimally.

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The pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes

This course explores the mechanisms by which autoimmune destruction of beta cells results in type 1 diabetes, and looks how the process might be arrested.

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Therapeutic inertia

Therapeutic inertia has been implicated as a significant contributory factor in suboptimal diabetes management. This course uses a Q&A format to explore the phenomenon, with particular focus on primary care.

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Time in range

This course has been created to introduce you to time in range, a new concept in glycaemic management that challenges the role of HbA1c.

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