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Primary Care Course 2023: The Essentials of Diabetes Care


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The Primary Care Course runs alongside the final day of our Diabetes UK Professional Conference but is a separate event. However, by registering for the course, you can access the conference exhibition hall, and take full advantage of the networking opportunities that the conference provides. To discover more about the sessions held at the DUKPC and to register as a conference delegate, visit the DUKPC web page.

Are you passionate about learning more about the essentials of diabetes care, to enhance your daily practice? Register for our Primary Care Course 2023

Friday, 28 April 2023


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Who is the course for?  

All primary care healthcare professionals wishing to improve their diabetes knowledge and patient outcomes.

Our Primary Care Course is aimed at healthcare professionals wanting to learn the essentials of diabetes care. This one-day course will increase your knowledge, provide core resources, and help you implement effective lifestyle advice crucial to the delivery of diabetes care for your patients. Providing the essentials of diabetes care, tailored to your needs as a primary care healthcare professional.

Primary Care Course Agenda 




8:30 – 9:10


9:10 – 9:20

Welcome by Course Chair and colleagues

9:20 – 9:50

An update on the new ‘calvary’ in the type 2 diabetes fight

9:50 – 10:30

What’s new in lipid management

10:30 – 11:00

Improving diabetes care and outcomes in the older person; including care homes residents

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 11:35

An update on physical activity in type 2 diabetes: is it all about weight loss

11:35 – 12:00

Speakers Panel Q&A

12:00 – 13:00


13:00 – 13:30

Non- Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Diabetes: Diagnoses and management

13:30 – 14:00

Continuous glucose monitoring: What do we need to know in primary care?

14:00 – 14:15

Coffee break

14:15 – 14:45

Improving engagement with underserved communities to reduce variation, inequality, and disease burden.

14:45 – 15.05

Footcare: improving outcomes, basic foot care interventions and referral pathway

15:05 – 15:35

Cardiorenal metabolic management in diabetes

15:35 – 16:05

Type 2 diabetes in the young; the role of primary care

16:05 – 16:20

Speakers panel Q&A

16:20 – 16:30

Close and wrap up


What will it cover?

The one-day Primary Care Course will run alongside our flagship Diabetes UK Professional Conference (DUKPC) which will take place from the 26-28 April. Find out more about the conference and see the programme. The DUKPC hosts a large exhibition which you will be able to attend as part of the learning opportunity with the Primary Care Course.

Engage with experts in the area, be updated on the essentials of diabetes care, core topics and additional tailored to the Course includes entry, lunch, refreshments and access to the DUKPC exhibition needs of people working within primary care.

How much does it cost?

£30 + VAT (£36 including VAT)

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