CPD module: Diabetes


Learning objectives

After completing this module, you should be more aware of:


·       Dysglycaemia and the spectrum of type 2 diabetes progression.

·       The importance of recognising insulin resistance and prediabetes.

·       The role of body mass and adipokines in insulin activity and cardiometabolic risk.

·       The effectiveness of lifestyle interventions early on in type 2 diabetes progression.

·       Awareness levels around diabetes and prediabetes, and trends in complications.

·       NHS and Diabetes UK recommendations around exercise and diet.

·       The DiRECT trial looking at low calorie diets and diabetes remission.

·       The role of health professionals in supporting people with type 2 diabetes to sustain weight loss.

·       Considerations around diabetes medication, low-calorie diets and exercise.

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