Diabetes GP Education Event - Murdoch - 02/11/2019
he prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in Australia is increasing, from 1.5% (1989-90) to 4.7% (2014-15). The significant part of management and chronic disease care coordination is performed in primary care. The aim of this activity is to provide an interactive forum for discussion of modern management of T2DM throughout the progress of disease: from the at-risk through to one living with complications.
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Attendees need to read a couple of pathways available on HealthPathways WA and submit 2 questions to be discussed on the day.
Multi-choice questions regarding the presentations from the day.
1. Discuss the benefits of Health Pathways guidelines for assessing, managing and referring patients.
2. Identification, planning and monitoring of goals for preventing progression to overt T2DM in the at-risk patient.
3. Describe therapeutic options for patients with T2DM and how to create individualised plans.
4. Discuss the assessment of the diabetic foot, and the management of diabetic foot complications including ulceration and infection.