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CPD Sessions for Diabetes

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Grey nomads with diabetes self management on the road 

Lilliana Levada - Nursing Education Consultant
This paper reviews the lifestyle of grey nomads, their health and health service utilization. It alerts us on the healthcare needs of grey nomads in terms of management of diabetes, whilst travelling to pursue their adventure interests.

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1.5 CPD HOURS

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Summary of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status - selected topics 2020 

Lillana Levada, Nursing Education Consultant
The colonisation of Australia brought with it exposure to alcohol and a major disruption to the traditional diet and hunter-gatherer lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and this has had a significant impact on health disparities.

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Diabetes Risk Screening in the Older Person 

Jules Aitken, Nurse Practitioner Credentialed Diabetes Educator
This Webinar will discuss risk assessments for older persons living in the community and those on admission to residential aged care or already living in residential aged care to prevent chronic conditions and adverse health events.

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Pre-Diabetes - Impaired Fasting Glucose - Glucose Intolerance 

Jules Aitken, Nurse Practitioner Credentialed Diabetes Educator
This webinar provides an overview of pre-diabetes, including risk factors, and discuss the terms impaired fasting glucose and glucose intolerance. It will discuss the benefits of early interventions, both lifestyle and pharmacological, to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and other chronic health conditions.

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Metabolic Syndrome – Risk factors and early interventions to prevent chronic conditions 

Jules Aitken, Nurse Practitioner Credentialed Diabetes Educator
This webinar provides an overview of the co-occurrence of known risk factors contributing to metabolic syndrome. It will discuss the risk of developing pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease and the benefit of early interventions, both lifestyle and pharmacological, to reduce the risk-averse health outcomes.

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What’s New in Diabetes Medication 

Donna Itzstein BPharm MPS AACPA CDE, Pharmacist and Credentialled Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Queensland
This presentation will discuss what's new in medications to manage glycaemia for people living with diabetes. Including the new GLP-1 agonists and their use and understand the new evidence for SGLT-2 inhibitors and use this in practice.

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Technology and how it assists with diabetes management 

Helen d’Emden, Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Queensland
This session provides an overview of recent advances in diabetes technology. Blood glucose and ketone meters, flash glucose monitoring, continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pump therapy will be discussed.

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Preventing DKA at diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in children under 16 

DKA Prevention Project - Statewide Diabetes Clinical Network
DKA is the major cause of mortality in children with Type 1 Diabetes. This webinar is part of a campaign to prevent DKA at diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.

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The challenges of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) for health professionals 

Amanda Callaghan, Registered Nurse/Midwife and Credentialled Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Queensland
This webinar will discuss the Queensland Clinical Guidelines and the challenges for practitioners. Discussion will be in the areas of diagnosis, medication use, physical activity and postpartum care. Considerations for COVID-19 will also be included.

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The pharmacology of non-insulin medications in type 2 diabetes 

Donna Itzstein BPharm MPS AACPA CDE, Pharmacist and Credentialled Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Queensland
This webinar will provide an overview of the mechanisms of blood glucose-lowering medication. We will discuss the use, contraindications, adverse effects and precautions for each class of hypoglycaemic agent. We will also describe strategies to help people take their medication as prescribed.

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