Data from The BMJ - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 26 April 2017

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BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning

Expected length

60 minutes


1 credit


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This video module covers how to recognise the acute complications of diabetes that may present in primary care, including diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), hypoglycaemia, and hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS). Principles of management are also covered. You can then test your knowledge with the multiple choice questions at the end.

Upon completion of this module you should know:

  • How to recognise diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
  • The principles of management of DKA
  • How to recognise hypoglycaemia
  • The principles of management of hypoglycaemia
  • How to recognise hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS)
  • The principles of management of HHS.

Category Value
Credit type Credit
Registration with provider required Yes
Certificate available Yes
Author(s) Vinod Patel
Multi session No
Intended audience(s) General Practitioner, Nurse/Advanced Practice Nurse, Medical Student

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