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The Secrets to Managing Problem Diabetics
Mini Series

Discover top secret practical strategies to help you manage problem diabetics in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Get essential practical strategies to make these problem cases so much easier to manage
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without traveling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the live meetings OR recordings across all devices
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

I have a greater understanding and confidence in dealing with the unstable diabetic patient after this mini series.

I will use the information to communicate better with owners on first diagnosing diabetic cases

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

A Rational Approach to the Unstable Diabetic

  • What constitutes an unstable diabetic?
  • How to investigate the unstable or poorly responsive diabetic
  • How to interpret glucose curves in unstable or poorly responsive diabetes – the advantages and disadvantages of spot testing, home monitoring, mini-curves, 24 hour curves and continuous monitoring
  • Changing insulin therapy in unstable or poorly responsive diabetics – when to change the dose and when to change the insulin
  • How to manage unstable diabetic on a tight budget
  • Achieving diabetic remission in cats

Session 2

Recognising and Managing Underlying and Concurrent Disease

  • Diabetic cataracts, anterior uveitis and retinopathy
  • Hypertension
  • Acromegaly in cats
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hyperadrenocorticism
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Urinary tract infections

Session 3

Diabetic Emergencies

  • Spotting diabetic crises
  • Diagnosis of ketoacidosis
  • How to manage the ketoacidotic dog
  • How to manage the ketoacidotic cat
  • Approach to hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar syndrome (HHS) in dogs
  • Approach to HHS in cats
  • Hypoglycaemia – improving client awareness and in-clinic response

Meet the Presenter....

Kit Sturgess

MA VetMB PhD CertVR DSAM CertVC MRCVS RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Medicine Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Cardiology

Dr Kit Sturgess graduated from Cambridge University in 1986 and then spent 6 years in general veterinary practice. He has further professional qualifications in imaging, cardiology and internal medicine as well as a PhD awarded for looking at the effects of FIV on mucosal immune function. Kit is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a specialist in small animal medicine. Kit has been seeing referral small animal medicine cases for the past 20 years both at university-based and private specialist practices.

Kit’s love of teaching and learning has led him to develop a new, more flexible role, centred on lecturing, writing and 60% clinic time. The majority of his clinical time is spent providing an internal medicine referral service at Optivet Referrals in Havant. Kit is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Council and is chairman of the Small Animal Medicine Society. He has authored numerous articles and two textbooks as well as presenting lectures and research abstracts at conferences worldwide.

Attend the Live Sessions or watch the Recordings later - it's up to you!

Great content ,informative and spot on when in comes to delivering much needed information.

Live sessions

Session 1 - Friday 13th October 2pm-4pm (UK Time)

Session 2 - Friday 27th October 2pm-4pm (UK Time)

Session 3 - Friday 10th November 2pm-4pm (UK Time)

Easy to Attend!

No special equipment required... just a decent broadband connection

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Can't Make One Of The Live Events?

It doesn’t matter……all sessions are recorded and you have access to them for a full 12 months after the course.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and increase your confidence when dealing with problem diabetics

Just £397 + 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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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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