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Diabetic Kidney Disease course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
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Diabetes is a common cause of renal disease in the UK and all patients with diabetes should be regularly screened for kidney disease. This session will use a case-based approach to discuss how to diagnose and treat diabetic nephropathy, who needs referral to secondary care and the use of statins to treat high cholesterol in patients with diabetic nephropathy.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe how to interpret urine ACR results
  • Describe how to manage microalbuminuria
  • Describe how to classify diabetic kidney disease and how to monitor it in primary care
  • Understand when to refer to nephrology

It has been estimated that 25-50% of patients with diabetes develop chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Instructors / Speakers
Dr Khyati Bakhai,
GP Partner, Tower Hamlets CCG Governing body member

Dr Bakhai graduated from University College London and completed her vocational training at Guys and St Thomas’ Vocational Training Scheme.

Her qualifications include nMRCGP, MRCP, a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health. She completed a Darzi Fellowship with Leeds University Business School. Khyati sits on the Governing body of Tower Hamlets CCG and is a director at Greenlight@GP supporting education and training for practice-based pharmacists.

She is a GP Partner at Bromley by Bow Health Partnership in Tower Hamlets, which was awarded the BMJ ‘Primary care team of the year award 2019’. She has a special interest in education and training. Khyati is the co-founder of an innovative health education delivery projects co-produced with parents of children aged 0-5 (‘DIY Health’); Khyati has authored several e-learning modules and e- knowledge updates for the RCGP. Her most challenging role remains being a mother to two lovely girls who teach her new things every day.

Diabetic Kidney Disease course for GPs
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Time / Duration
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