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 diabetesRelevance 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
- Identifying and managing these patients will will reduce their morbidity and the burden on the healthcare system