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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