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Diabetes in the older adult (1.5 CPD hours)

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Elderly care physicians Dr Adie Viljoen and Professor Alan Sinclair discuss managing diabetes in older adults.

Learning objectives

An overview for GPs covering:

  • Aims of treating hyperglycaemia in older patients
  • Efficacy and side effects of medication
  • Selecting the appropriate insulin doses and protocol

This module was first published on 13 October 2010 and was up to date with all key guidelines and evidence at that point. It will be reviewed as part of our routine update cycle by 13 October 2012 but will be updated sooner to reflect any key guideline changes.