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Updates in Diabetes and Renal Disease in Dogs and Cats
Mini Series

Get all the up to date treatment regimes to help guide you with your patients in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Review the diagnosis and current treatment regimens for diabetes in cats and dogs
  • Looking at the best dietary management for these animals
  • Managing the different treatments and how we can support owners with these
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings across all devices
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

Very useful course, plenty of new information given and how to use in practice.

I enjoyed it and enjoyed being able to do at my own pace. It’s much easier to do the webinars when I have quiet time at home or in practice.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Diabetes in cats and dogs

  • Differences between different insulins and licensed dose rates.
  • Dietary management for diabetic cats and dogs.
  • Diagnosis and current treatment regimens for diabetes in cats
  • Diagnosis and current treatment regimens for diabetes in dogs
  • Managing these patients, looking at insulin, diet etc

Session 2

Renal disease in cats and dogs

  • How to use the IRIS scoring system to score cats and dogs
  • By using the IRIS scoring system how to manage these animals in conjunction with the veterinary surgeon
  • Dietary management for these animals, including phosphate binders
  • How we can support owners with these different treatments

Session 3

Long-term management for diabetic and renal patients

  • What home monitoring methods are available and how to use them and encourage others to use them.
  • Encouraging monitoring at home of renal and diabetic patients
  • Addressing the different elements in both conditions
  • What to do when with have co-morbidities, including renal and diabetes together

Meet the Presenter....

Nicola Lakeman

PGDip RVN CertSAN CertVNECC VTS(Nutrition)

Nicola works as the Head Medical Nurse at Plymouth Veterinary Group. Nicola graduated from Hartpury College with an honours degree in Equine Science, and subsequently qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2002. Nicola has written for many veterinary publications and textbooks and is the editor of Aspinall’s Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing. Nicola is Consultant Editor for The Veterinary Nurse.

Nicola has won the BVNA / Blue Cross award for animal welfare, the SQP Veterinary Nurse of the Year and the SQP Nutritional Advisor of the Year. Nicola is currently studying for a Master’s degree in Advanced Veterinary Nursing with Glasgow University.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and increase your confidence when dealing with your diabetic patients.

Just £247 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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This series will help with our nurse clinics, not just for patients diagnosed with diabetes/renal disease, but also for general advice for owners with senior pets and what to monitor.

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