Event Overview

One Day Essentials are full-day online clinical conferences, available free-of-charge to all RCGP members, offering a minimum of 126 hours of CPD per year. All conferences are broadcast live and all session recordings and presentation slides are available to access from RCGP eLearning for up to nine months after the conference (we endeavour to upload content as quickly as possible after the conference, but it typically takes one to two weeks).

Type 2 diabetes presents a mounting epidemic and leads to devastating cardiovascular complications for patients. Over the past decade, significant strides have been made in understanding and treating this condition, marked by the introduction of novel medications, updated guidelines, and emerging evidence that promise favourable outcomes for patients. However, alongside these advancements, the management of type 2 diabetes has grown increasingly intricate. The One Day Essentials Diabetes conference aims to address this complexity by thoroughly reviewing and simplifying the latest evidence and addressing pertinent key topics, offering simplified insights tailored for busy healthcare professionals.

Topics include:

  • Type 2 Diabetes management: diagnosis, prevalence, NICE and international guidelines, oral therapies
  • SGLT2 inhibitors: Cardiovascular outcome trials in Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular-Renal Protection
  • Injectables in Diabetes – GLP1 therapy
  • Testosterone deficiency
  • Flash/Continuous Glucose monitoring in practice
  • Management of Diabetic Kidney Disease

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about practicalities and considerations when choosing a treatment to meet the needs of adult patients with type 2 Diabetes
  • Understand the latest clinical evidence on the cardio-metabolic benefit of newer medications used in the management of type 2 diabetes
  • Review the oral therapies used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and learn about cardiovascular outcome trials and impact they have had on treatmen
  • Introduction to basics of injectable therapies:- GLP-1 therapy
  • Be able to understand and interpret data from flash/continuous glucose monitoring systems
  • Learn about the practicalities of treating Testosterone Deficiency in primary care
  • Understand how to manage patients living with Diabetic nephropathy

Conference Chair:

Dr Vinesh Sobha, GPSI and DUK Clinical Champion


RCGP member: free
Non RCGP member: £195