Update on feline diabetes mellitus – what’s new in the world of diagnosis, monitoring and treatment?
- Prevalence, signalment and clinical signs
- Achieving a diagnosis
- Treatment options (insulin choice, dose and administration)
- Nursing care
- Continuous glucose monitoring systems
- Dealing with hypoglycaemia/Somogyi effect
- Insulin resistance
- Diabetic remission
- Complications (DKA, concurrent disease)
- Owner considerations
- Dietary/weight management
About this course
This webinar will explore key points regarding effective diagnosis of feline diabetes (DM) and discuss the most current monitoring techniques and treatment options. Gold standard nursing care is vital, and methods for reducing patient stress whilst enhancing the owners experience will be discussed.
Designed for qualified veterinary nurses or experienced student nurses wishing to update their knowledge and develop their confidence in this area.
A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. Priced at £20 for a 1 hour webinar they are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice. Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a certificate for 1 CPD hours.
Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.
Kelly Druce, BSc RVN DTLLS
Medicine/Oncology Nurse and Clinical Educator
The Royal Veterinary College