Thinking Beyond Sugar when Managing Diabetes

Managing glycemic control in a person with diabetes is only one aspect of comprehensive diabetes management. This symposium will provide clinicians with a summary of key recommendations that they can integrate into practice to reduce risk of complications in people with diabetes. These recommendations will the importance of immunization, cardiovascular risk reduction and other practical lifestyle interventions for people with diabetes.

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain how other factors beyond glycemic control can help reduce complication risks
  • Convince others about the importance of immunizing people with diabetes
  • Examine how clinicians can lower cardiovascular risk in people with diabetes
  • Discuss practical lifestyle recommendations in people with diabetes

Tuesday 29 October 2019

14:10 - 14:30


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Dr David Strain
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Diabetes and Vascular Research Centre, University of Exeter Medical School