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88993 - Managing lipid abnormalities in type 2 diabetes. Jan 2017.

  • : Online

Online learning module includes an original peer-reviewed update on managing dyslipideamia in type 2 diabetes, and includes an algorithmic approach to initiating lipid-lowering therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes

Relevance to General Practice

- Diabetes ( particularly type 2 diabetes) is a highly prevalent chronic disease managed mostly in general practice. 
- Most mortality is the result of cardiovascular disease, and some of this is preventable. 
- Lipid abnormalities are present in over 60% of people 
with diabetes. 
- Identifying and managing these patients will will reduce their morbidity and the burden on the healthcare system

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise lipid abnormalities common in people with type 2 diabetes
  • Identify patients with type 2 diabetes who meet the recommended criteria for lipid-lowering therapy
  • Prescribe lipid-lowering therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes and different lipid profiles
  • Identify sources of cardiovascular risk calculators
  • Delivery
    Title
    88993 - Managing lipid abnormalities in type 2 diabetes. Jan 2017.
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    24-Feb-2017
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    1 hour
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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