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Introduction to Diabetes Syndromes for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This session introduces the different classifications of diabetes in children and explains the molecular mechanisms and pathophysiology of various diabetes syndromes.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the mechanism behind the release of insulin from beta cells in the pancreas
  • Outline the various types of maturity onset diabetes of youth
  • Explain the causes and management of neonatal diabetes

This session introduces the different classifications of diabetes in children and explains the biological mechanisms behind the release of insulin from beta cells in the pancreas.


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Instructors / Speakers
Dhaara Iyer,
Senior clinical fellow in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes

Dr. Dhaara Iyer trained in paediatrics in India. She came to UK for further training and experience in paediatrics. Dhaara has a special interest in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes.

Through her training as a paediatric registrar, she has worked in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS trust, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and University Hospital of North Midlands.

Currently, Dhaara is a senior clinical fellow in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Chizo Agwu,
Consultant Paediatrician in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Dr Chizo Agwu. MBBS, MRCP, PCME, MSc, FRCPCH is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer/Deputy Admissions Tutor at University of Birmingham and RCPCH Principal Regional Examiner for West Midlands.

Other International/National Roles related to diabetes include:

  • Member Executive Advisory council of ISPAD (International Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes)
  • Paediatric Section Editor: Diabetes Digest Journal
  • Member NICE Guideline Development Group: Diabetes Foot 2013 to March 2015
  • Immediate Past National Chairman, Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians UK
Delivery
Title
Introduction to Diabetes Syndromes for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health, Diabetes, Maternal-child, Paediatric, Paediatric endocrinology, Paediatric and Neonatal Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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