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This comprehensive course covers the latest evidence on the assessment and management of type 2 diabetes in general practice.

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2022 course content

Over recent years, there have been a number of significant changes in the approach to screening, diagnosis, assessment and management of diabetes in primary care.  The Medcast ‘Diabetes in General Practice’ course will cover the latest in research and practice updates in this field.  The course was primarily written by Dr Justin Coleman, former editor of the Diabetes Management Journal and co-editor of Murtagh General Practice.

The Diabetes in General Practice course comprises the most up-to-date and important topics for Australian GP's managing diabetes in 2022.  Topics include:

Screening, diagnosis and assessment
Lifestyle management - diet, exercise, weight loss
Pharmacological management
Sick day management
Bariatric surgery
Management in specific populations - frail and aged, pregnancy
Diabetic emergencies

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Medcast is entirely independent of pharmaceutical or other influences so you can be reassured all the information is balanced and independent.

Course format

The 2022 Diabetes in General Practice course will be run as two live webinar events ‘bookending’ interactive online content. This totals over 8 hours of learning. The webinars will be delivered by experienced GP medical educators with a special interest and expertise in diabetes. They will address recent developments and practice updates in diabetes care
through a series of scenarios.

In addition, you will also receive 12 months access to:

  • Both webinars as 'on-demand' recordings
  • Accompanying evidence summaries
  • Online interactive case studies
  • Interviews with allied health and specialist experts
  • An online moderated community, where questions can be posted, and participants can interact

Course dates

The 2022 Diabetes in General Practice course will be held LIVE on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 10 May 2022*
  • Tuesday 31 May 2022*

*Live webinars will be run again in October 2022.

Evidence-based medicine for primary care - fun, interactive, chunked and not-to-be-missed, especially if you don’t have time to read all the latest research.