Diagnosis of Diabetes

This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses your knowledge of the diagnostic criteria developed for diabetes. On successful completion, you'll receive one hour of CPD.

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Resource Content

Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions as a consequence of the burden of obesity. It is also a disease which primary care frequently manages and is a large component of the quality outcomes framework. However, it is not a purely homogeneous condition and is increasingly being sub-classified. This resource is designed to test your knowledge on the diagnostic criteria and the classification of diabetes and also introduces concepts of the metabolic syndrome.

Aims and Objectives

On completion of this resource, you should have a better understanding of the:

  • Diagnostic criteria established for diagnosing diabetes
  • Implementation of appropriate diagnostic tests in a patient suspected of having diabetes
  • Classification of diabetes and the ability to identify patients with specific types of diabetes