Diabetes and CVD module 1: The cardiovascular profile in diabetes

Released20 September 2018     Expires: 20 September 2020      Programme: Diabetes and CVD 0.5 CPD/CME credit, 0.5 hours

Sponsorship Statement: AstraZeneca provided an unsolicited arms-length educational grant to fund the production of this supplement. AstraZeneca had no editorial input into the content other than a review for technical accuracy.

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of the scope of the problem of management of cardiovascular disease in the patient with diabetes.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, participants should be better able to understand:

  • Risk of a range of vascular outcomes, e.g. myocardial infarction, stroke etc., is approximately doubled in patients with diabetes
  • Relative risks may vary by age of onset of diabetes
  • Aggressive management is warranted in these groups and there is a need for a greater focus on abnormal fluid volume shifts


Professor Naveed Sattar, Professor of Metabolic Medicine and Honorary Consultant, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow

With thanks to Dr Sam Pearson, Specialist Registrar in Diabetes and Endocrinology, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, for assistance on the self-assessment aspect of the programme.


0.5 CPD/CME credit, 0.5 hours
BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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