GP Extend: “Don’t Despair – Diabetes Diagnosis and Drugs?” (Port Pirie)
Presenters: Dr Penelope Coates
The GP Extend program includes delivery of Educational Services for the Country SA PHN program to deliver professional development for rural general practitioners and other primary care professionals across regional South Australia. For more information, please visit GP Extend.
Where: John Pirie Motor Inn (conference room), 166 – 172 Warnertown Road, Port Pirie, South Australia 5540
When: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm (Dinner provided)
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- interpret laboratory tests used in screening for, diagnosing and monitoring diabetes and understanding test limitations
- list the classes and known mechanisms of action for medications used in managing diabetes
- develop a safe plan for intensifying treatment for a patient with type 2 diabetes who is not meeting targets, and
- outline the differences between diabetes subtypes, including possible clues to mongenic diabetes.
For more information, please contact Lesley Webber, Manager of Continuing and Professional Development, on (08) 8490 0400.