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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. AgendaCo-chaired by Paul Newman (GPwSI, Glasgow) Nicola Milne (Practice Nurse, Manchester) and Charles Odiase (Advanced Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner) the Primary Care Course will look at seven essential areas of diabetes management in a primary care setting:HbA1c: Translating guidelines into practiceBlood pressure and lipids: Can we do better? Lifestyle management and diabetes Living with diabetes and managing emotional distressChronic kidney disease: Keeping kidneys healthyFeet: Keeping feet healthy Contraception and pregnancy: Are we talking about the birds and bees?”Emphasis on lifestyle changes is key in diabetes management. I am putting a lot of the information learned immediately into practice”, 2018 delegate CostThe cost of attending is £25 (+VAT). The cost for the Course has been heavily subsidised by Diabetes UK.For £25 you will receive:Access to the course.Lunch and refreshments.Networking opportunities with primary care colleagues from across the UK.Access to the Exhibition hall of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, where you can meet pharmaceutical companies, technology companies, care providers and many more.Access to the poster area of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, where you can view abstracts presented by colleagues and peers.A certificate of attendance* and a booklet for you to complete your reflective practice.*To receive the certificate of attendance you will be required to attend every session during the day.Is this part of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference?This Course is run separately to the Diabetes UK Professional Conference but is in the same place and at the same time. You will benefit from being able to share the networking opportunities that the Conference has to offer but will not be able to attend any of the Conference sessions. For full conference access you can register as a Diabetes UK Professional Conference delegate instead.