In this two-part clinical audit, you will review your past management of patients with type 2 diabetes and overweight or obesity, then utilise your learnings to guide effective glycaemic and weight management of further patients.
Lifestyle and nutrition
This highly practical advanced course will help you to understand the science of obesity and overcome barriers to effective obesity management in your practice and is presented by A/Prof Gary Kilov AM and Dr Kevin Lee.
Food cravings are an intense desire to eat highly palatable and energy-dense foods and are among the main influencers of eating behaviour. In this module you will learn best practice steps to manage patients, then undertake a practical exercise to identify a patient who is overweight or living with obesity from your practice in order to reflect on latest evidence.
[Expert video | Duration: 7:09] Watch Professor John Dixon provide insight into the food addiction model and its implications on overweight and obesity, and how it can form the basis of effective weight management in general practice.
Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in Australia and is significantly underdiagnosed, but increased testing and targeted management can improve outcomes. A/Prof Ralph Audehm discusses the proactive identification of patients who may be iron deficient, and outlines useful management methods involving education, diet and iron supplementation.